The World's Greatest Lover (1977)


When frustrated movie studio mogul Adolph Zitz announces a talent search for a romantic leading man to rival the great Rudolph Valentino, thousands of hopefuls decend upon Hollywood. Rudy Valentine, a neurotic baker from Milwaukee, knows little about romance or acting. But when his wife leaves him for the real Valentino, Rudy goes to outrageous lengths to win the role of a lifetime and win back the love of his life.

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Movie Score: 6/10 from 18 votes
Release Date: 1977-12-18
Status: Released
Run time: 89 min / 1:29
Production Studio : Jouer Limited, 20th Century Fox
Production Country: United States of America
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The World's Greatest Lover Casts

Gene Wilder
as Rudy Valentine / Rudy Hickman
Carol Kane
as Annie Hickman
Dom DeLuise
as Adolph Zitz
Fritz Feld
as Tomaso Abalone, Hotel Manager
Mark Silberman
as Cousin Buddy
Candice Azzara
as Anne Calassandro
Carl Ballantine
as Uncle Harry
Lou Cutell
as Mr. Kipper, Bakery Manager
Danny DeVito
as Assistant Director
James Gleason
as Room Clerk
James Hong
as Sven, Yes Man
David Huddleston
as Bakery Owner
Jack Riley
as Projectionist
Sal Viscuso
as Assistant Director
Robert Ball
as Bald Man (as Robert E. Ball)
Billy Sands
as Guard

The World's Greatest Lover Crew

Directing Gene Wilder Director
Writing Gene Wilder Writer
Production Gene Wilder Producer
Sound John Morris Music
Crew Gerald Hirschfeld Cinematography
Editing Anthony A. Pellegrino Editor
Art Terence Marsh Production Design
Art Steven P. Sardanis Art Direction
Art John Franco Jr. Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Ruth Myers Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up William Tuttle Makeup Artist
Art William S. Maxwell III Leadman
Sound William Hartman Sound Effects Editor
Sound Theodore Soderberg Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Richard Sperber Sound Effects Editor
Crew Logan Frazee Special Effects
Crew Terry D. Frazee Special Effects
Camera Owen Marsh Camera Operator
Crew Alan Johnson Choreographer
Directing Julia Tucker Script Supervisor
Lighting Jeffrey W. Petersen Electrician