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Miracles (1986)

PG | | Comedy | 11 July 1986 (USA)
Roger and Jean learn the hard way that when you are meant to be together, nothing can keep you apart! Newly divorced couple keep running into one another (literally) and in the process, ... See full summary »

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Roger
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Jean
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Juan
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Harry
Adalberto Martínez ...
Kayum - The Witchdoctor
Jorge Russek ...
The Judge
Jorge Reynoso ...
K'in
Zaide Silvia Gutiérrez ...
K'in's Wife
Erika Faraon ...
K'in's Daughter
Paco Morayta ...
Sergeant Gomez
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Stuart
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Michael
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Mother in Hospital
Mae E. Campbell ...
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Roger and Jean learn the hard way that when you are meant to be together, nothing can keep you apart! Newly divorced couple keep running into one another (literally) and in the process, rediscover their love for one another. Written by Sheri Stritof <roys@sos.net>

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Hold på skat og briller  »

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Virtually Without Value.
18 December 2004 | by (Mountain Mesa, California) – See all my reviews

Unless one nurses a passion for the totally insipid, this movie can not be recommended, since even a talented performer as is Teri Garr can not lift a single scene above a level of mediocrity. Roger (Tom Conti) and Jean (Garr) Briggs are divorcing after ten confrontational years of marriage and as they are separately driving to and from celebratory functions, their vehicles collide due to a swerving maneuver by Jean to avoid striking a fleeing burglar, played by Paul Rodriguez. The felon, Juan, kidnaps the Briggs pair and removes them to his residence where he, along with confederates, robs them and bundles the bound victims into a closet. The duo do not long remain secured and, when Juan's house is unaccountably assailed by a large contingent of police he, along with the Briggs couple naturally escape, evading pursuers while driving to an airport where Juan's partner in crime Harry ( Christopher Lloyd) awaits with a cargo plane laden with illegal narcotics. This aircraft takes off amid police gunfire, flying toward Latin America, piloted eventually by the nonexperienced Roger as the two criminals bail out and the film meanders on, with such as Mexican village police, a native witch doctor, and an assortment of odd miscellany contributing to what is apparently meant to be a type of madcap comedy. The awkwardly organized series of episodes that comprises the film is plotted for comedic effect, but the dialogue is consistently trite and forced, and intended witty bickering of Roger and Jean falls flat. Direction and story are both by Jim Kouf, and each is weak, with featured players having to verbally fill gaps in the action because of flaccid helmsmanship, a flaw that post-production polishing fails to eliminate through the editing process. Conti is miscast and his essays at fervid emotional expression only embarrass a viewer, with talented Garr betrayed throughout by a double handicap of a foolish screenplay and hapless direction.


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