No Small Affair

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No Small Affair
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Movie poster
Directed byJerry Schatzberg
Produced byWilliam Sackheim
Written byCraig Bolotin
Music byRupert Holmes
CinematographyVilmos Zsigmond
Edited byPriscilla Nedd-Friendly
Eve Newman
Melvin Shapiro
Distributed byColumbia Pictures
Release date
  • November 9, 1984 (1984-11-09)
Running time
102 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$8.5 million
Box office$4,994,094

No Small Affair is a 1984 American comedy-drama film directed by Jerry Schatzberg and starring Jon Cryer and Demi Moore. Cryer, Jennifer Tilly and Tim Robbins make their film debuts.


The 16-year-old amateur photographer Charles (Jon Cryer) accidentally takes a photo of Laura (Demi Moore), and falls in love with her when he develops the picture, he finds out that she works as a singer in a bar, but is about to be thrown out. Although rejected at first by the 22-year-old, he attempts to boost her performing career by starting an ad campaign behind her back — with unexpected results.


Box Office[edit]

No Small Affair grossed a little over $4.9 million dollars against an $8.5 million dollar budget, which made the film a box office failure.

Critical reception[edit]

No Small Affair received a mixed critical response; the film holds a 57% rating on Rotten Tomatoes based on seven reviews.[1]


  1. ^ "No Small Affair". Rotten Tomatoes.

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