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3.9
298 Ratings

The Heartbreak Kid

Directed by Elaine May
United States, 1972
Comedy, Drama, Romance

Synopsis

Three days into his Miami honeymoon, New York Jewish Lenny meets tall, blonde Kelly. This confirms him in his opinion that he has made a serious mistake and he decides he wants Kelly instead.

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The Heartbreak Kid Directed by Elaine May

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1973 | 2 nominations including: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Writers Guild of America

1973 | Nominee: Best Comedy Adapted from Another Medium (Screen)

Golden Globes (USA)

1973 | 3 nominations including: Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1973 | Winner: Best Supporting Actress

1973 | 2nd place: Best Supporting Actor

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