The Main Event

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The Main Event ★★ 1979 (PG)

Streisand plays a wacky—and bankrupt—cosmetic executive who must depend on the career of washed-up boxer O'Neal to rebuild her fortune. Desperate (and more than a little smitten), she badgers and bullies him back into the ring. Lame, derivative screwball comedy desperate to suggest chemistry of Streisand and O'Neal's “What's Up, Doc?” (1972). Streisand sings the title song. 109m/C VHS, DVD . Barbra Streisand, Ryan O'Neal; D: Howard Zieff.