Overall Rank: 1929
Average Rating: 2.9/4
# of Ratings: 107
Theatrical Release Date: 12/16/1987
Genre: Drama, Comedy
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Norman Jewison
Actors: Cher, Nicolas Cage, John Mahoney, Olympia Dukakis, Vincent Gardenia, Danny Aiello
Plot: A widower must choose between the man she agreed to marry and his brother.
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serioussir - wrote on 05/08/2008
This movie is fantastic! Stellar performance by Cher and Cage. Olympia Dukakis is also great in this film. The interaction between the characters is so funny.
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Daniel Corleone - wrote on 09/15/2012
A witty rom-com that never dulls and has realistic humor without cheesy lines or moments. Great artists who played their parts well in this underrated picture. Loretta Castorini (Cher) was asked by Johnny Cammareri (Danny Aiello) to marry him. Younger brother of Johnny, Ronny (Nicolas Cage), become close with Loretta. Cosmo (Vincent Gardenia) is having lunch at a fancy restaurant with his mistress Mona (Anita Gillette). Rose (Olympia Dukakis) give advise to Loretta. The acting, score and screenplay were spectacular. The overload of characters though somewhat distracts the main plot of the leads. So many memorable quotes: "A person can see where they've messed up in their life, and they can change how they do things, and they can change their Luck. Maybe my nature does draw me to …
Tammy - wrote on 12/31/2011
One of my all time favorite date movies.
The romantic scene where Nicolas Cage explains the meaning of love is classic and memorable. "I love you. Not like they told you love is, and I didn't know this either, but love don't make things nice - it ruins everything. It breaks your heart. It makes things a mess. We aren't here to make things perfect. The snowflakes are perfect. The stars are perfect. Not us. Not us! We are here to ruin ourselves and to break our hearts and love the wrong people and *die*. The storybooks are *bullshit*. Now I want you to come upstairs with me and *get* in my bed! Everything seems like nothing to me now, 'cause I want you in my bed. I don't care if I burn in hell. I don't care if you burn in hell. The past and the future is a joke to me now. I see that …
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