Don't Tell Her It's Me

Film, Comedy

Time Out says

Guttenberg is cartoonist Gus, bald, bloated and bitter after a course of chemotherapy; Long is his busybody sister Lizzie, aka romantic novelist Vivica Lamoureaux. Lizzie determines to fix Gus up with Ms Right in the shape of rag journo Emily (Gertz); and by the miracle of modern workout techniques, Gus is transformed into Lobo, a lone-wolf macho bike boy. It would take a virulently mean-minded director to make anything of this gruesome plot, but Mowbray turns in a very mawkish piece of work. He's not helped by Gertz, and especially not by Long. Guttenberg just about musters interest as a dryly charming nebbish; but as a variant on the ever popular wimp-into-lovegod scam (pay-off: she prefers the wimp), it's a poor second to The Nutty Professor.


Release details

102 mins

Cast and crew

Malcolm Mowbray
Sarah Bird
Shelley Long
Steve Guttenberg
Jami Gertz
Kyle MacLachlan
Madchen Amick
Kevin Scannell
Perry Anzilotti
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