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Shampoo is a racy, star-studded bedroom farce set in the decadent, sexually liberated Los Angeles of the late 1960s. Written by Academy Award® winner Warren Beatty (1982 Best Director, Reds and Robert Towne (Chinatown) and directed by Hal Ashby (Being There), the film was nominated for four Academy Awards® and has been chosen as one of the American Film Institute's 100 Funniest Movies. George is one of L.A.'s most desirable men, a Beverly Hills hairdresser who makes all his clients look and feel better than ever. Encouraged by his girlfriend Jill (Goldie Hawn) to open his own salon, George approaches conservative businessman Lester (Jack Warden) for financing. Unbeknownst to Lester, George is sleeping with his wife (Lee Grant), his mistress (Julie Christie) and his teenage daughter (Carrie Fisher). Can George resist temptation and settle down with Jill or will he get tangled up in even more scandalous affairs?
Rotten Tomatoes® Score
Critics Consensus: Shampoo trains a darkly comic lens on post-Nixon America, aiming at -- and often hitting -- an array of timely targets.
The laughs are tempered by bleakness and the film ends up saddened by its characters' waywardness.
June 21, 2017
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- Genre:Drama, Comedy
- Release Date:March 13, 1975
- Audio Format:5.1
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