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Crossing Delancey (1988)

A Manhattan single meets a man through her Jewish grandmother's matchmaker.

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »
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Cast

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Sam Posner
Reizl Bozyk ...
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Anton Maes
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George Martin ...
Lionel
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Nick
Claudia Silver ...
Cecilia Monk
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Mark (as David Pierce)
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Pauline Swift
Suzzy Roche ...
Marilyn Cohen
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Ricki
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Candyce
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Karen
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Myla Bondy
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Storyline

Isabelle's life revolves around the New York bookshop she works in and the intellectual friends of both sexes she meets there. Her grandmother remains less than impressed and decides to hire a good old-fashioned Jewish matchmaker to help Isabelle's love-life along. Enter pickle-maker Sam who immediately takes to Isabelle. She however is irritated by the whole business, at least to start with. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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A funny movie about getting serious.

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Comedy | Romance

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Release Date:

16 September 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Izzy et Sam  »

Box Office

Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$16,262,415 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Suzzy Roche is also a singer in The Roches, the group that performs much of the background music. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Anton Maes: [People are arriving at an event at a book store. There are sounds of employees greeting them, checking them in, serving champagne. Izzy is collecting empty plastic cups and napkins. She sees a woman put a book from the shelf in her bag, and deftly removes and replaces it. Anton is watching her from across the nook and motions her over. Their eyes lock as she approaches] So, you won't be out of a job.
[He plunks down his cup on her tray]
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Connections

References Annie Hall (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

LUCKY
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Performed by The Roches
Written by Terre Roche and David Roche
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The S E C O N D Best Date Movie of all time!
24 August 2001 | by (Tampa, FL) – See all my reviews

PERSONAL NOTE: I saw this in the movie theater at University Square Mall in Tampa Florida, around Christmas of 1988.

On to the review...

Being that the first best date movie is 'When Harry Met Sally', this flick is a STRONG second. It moves along at an unhurried pace, we see the conflict Amy Irving's character faces, Peter Riegert as always delivers, the supporting cast is great, and we enjoy a nice dose of 'The Jewish Grandma'.

The pace and "feel" of this movie is near perfect.

Also, it's interesting that BOTH "Crossing" and "Harry" use the tune "It Had To Be You" in them.

AT LAST!!! IT'S Available IN DVD!!!!


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