The Seduction of Joe Tynan
The Seduction of Joe Tynan (1979)

Alan Alda wrote and starred in this tale about a big-time politician's struggles with his own morality and the corruption he finds surrounding him. He plays a U.S. Senator, Joe Tynan, who falls for a lovely lady attorney and has an… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: August 17, 1979
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Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Richard Brody
New Yorker

Schatzberg directs the film with a sleek yet relaxed precision that mirrors Joe's own breezy confidence.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality & Practice

The Seduction of Joe Tynan explores adultery and its manifold complications.

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Richard Corliss
Maclean's Magazine

The best reason for seeing Joe Tynan is Meryl Streep.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

An ill-advised and mostly dull drama...

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Flixster Audience Score: 40% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
Strong drama of morals and ambition. Alda does very well in the lead providing a strong center to the picture and he's aided by two superior actresses, one… More