The Personals (1982 film)

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The Personals
Directed by Peter Markle
Produced by Patrick Wells
Written by Peter Markle
Starring Bill Schoppert
Distributed by New World Pictures
Release date
  • 1982 (1982)
Country United States
Language English
Budget $375,000[1]
Box office $2 million[1]

The Personals is a 1982 romantic comedy written and directed by Peter Markle.[2][3] It was shot in Minneapolis. The film was picked up for distribution by Roger Corman's New World Pictures.[2]


A man whose wife has left him starts dating again by placing ads in newspaper personal columns.

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  1. ^ a b Christopher T Koetting, Mind Warp!: The Fantastic True Story of Roger Corman's New World Pictures, Hemlock Books. 2009 p 216-217
  2. ^ a b Canby, Vincent (March 20, 1983). "The Personals (1982) 'PERSONALS' IN MINNEAPOLIS". The New York Times. 
  3. ^ The Independent 1982 - Page 10 "Starting out with $50,000 of their own money, Pat Wells and Peter Markle raised the balance of the $375,000 needed to produce their film The Personals by this method.

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