Only When I Laugh (1981)


A boozy Broadway actress comes out of a 12-week cure to face the problems of her best friends as well as her needy daughter. She tries to balance the terrors of returning to work with the demands of all around her with humor and insight, while staying off the booze.

Only When I Laugh 123movies
Movie Score: 7/10 from 4 votes
Release Date: 1981-09-25
Status: Released
Run time: 120 min / 2:0
Production Studio : Columbia Pictures
Production Country: United States of America
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Only When I Laugh Casts

Marsha Mason
as Georgia
Kristy McNichol
as Polly
James Coco
as Jimmy
Joan Hackett
as Toby
David Dukes
as David
John Bennett Perry
as Lou
Guy Boyd
as Boxing Fan in Bar
Venida Evans
as Nurse Garcia
John Vargas
as Manuel
Dan Monahan
as Jason
Kevin Bacon
as Don

Only When I Laugh Crew

Costume & Make-Up Ann Roth Costume Design
Camera David M. Walsh Director of Photography
Directing Glenn A. Jordan Director
Writing Neil Simon Writer
Costume & Make-Up Shirlee Strahm Costumer