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Writers (WGA):
Percy Adlon (screenplay)
Joyce Eliason (teleplay)
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Release Date:
14 February 1989 (USA) See more »
Grace, an overweight girl, spends her Christmas trying to start up a romance with a guy who controls the subway she boards for work each day. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Ricki Lake ... Grace

Craig Sheffer ... Rob
Nada Despotovich ... Keri

Paul Benedict

Betty Buckley ... Wanda

John Karlen ... Al

Cynthia Dale ... Olivia

Erik King

Olga Merediz ... Check-Out Girl
Elena Kudaba ... Neighbor
Alana Salvatore ... Elsa
Nicole Greenspan ... Lisa
Marguerite Pigott ... Saleslady
Tom Harvey ... Judge
Deborah Cass ... Mortuary Woman #1
Judy Sinclair ... Mortuary Woman #2
Pat Patterson ... Official

Sandi Ross ... Token Woman
Ellen Maguire ... Waitress
Mary Jo Stryker ... Cologne Saleslady

Wayne Best ... Motorman #1
Jefferson Mappin ... Motorman #2
Danny Pawlick ... Motorman #3
Jihmi Kennedy ... Scam Artist (as Jimhi Kennedy)
Nancy Cser ... Young TV Woman
Deborah Taylor ... Self Help Woman
Brenda Kamino ... Chinese Woman
Harvey Chao ... Chinese Man
Maxine Miller ... Lingerie Saleslady
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Larry Mannell ... Salesman

Directed by
Paul Schneider 
Writing credits
Percy Adlon (screenplay "Zuckerbaby")

Joyce Eliason (teleplay)

Produced by
Jayne Bieber .... associate producer
Joyce Eliason .... co-producer
Diana Kerew .... producer
Frank Konigsberg .... executive producer
Larry Sanitsky .... executive producer
Original Music by
William Olvis 
Cinematography by
Tony Imi 
Film Editing by
Ron Binkowski 
Casting by
Donna Isaacson 
John S. Lyons 
Production Design by
David Gropman 
Art Direction by
David Jaquest 
Costume Design by
John Hay 
Makeup Department
Linda Gill .... makeup artist (as Linda L. Gill)
Albert Paradis .... hair stylist
Production Management
David R. Kappes .... unit production manager
Marilyn Stonehouse .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Henry Bronchtein .... first assistant director
Johanna Jensen .... second assistant director
Tom Quinn .... first assistant director
Martin Walters .... assistant director
Art Department
Ian Brock .... assistant art director
Sandy Hamilton .... property master
Dan Wladyka .... property master
Sound Department
Jeremy Hoenack .... post-production sound
Ingeborg Larson .... sound editor
David Lee .... sound mixer
John Motyer .... boom operator
Joseph Zappala .... sound editor
Camera and Electrical Department
Perry Hoffman .... first assistant camera
Chris Holmes .... gaffer
Kevin Janicelli .... gaffer
Michael Kohne .... key grip
John Medland .... additional still photographer
Ed Newins Jr. .... key grip (as Ed Newins)
Michael Sinyi .... second assistant camera
John Sosenko .... camera operator
Matt Tundo .... camera operator
Casting Department
Stuart Aikins .... casting: Canada
Meredith Jacobson .... extras casting
Janice Wilson .... extras casting (as Janis Wilson)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Madeleine Stewart .... costume supervisor
Editorial Department
Ron Ehrlich .... assistant editor (as Ronald Ehrlich)
Randy Lovelady .... assistant editor
Jim Passon .... color timer (uncredited)
Location Management
Arthur Clarke .... assistant location manager
Charles Miller .... location manager
Lydia Wazana .... location manager
Music Department
Allan K. Rosen .... music editor
Dick Rudolph .... music supervisor
Transportation Department
Michael Hyde .... transportation coordinator (as Mike Hyde)
Other crew
Eva Z. Cabrera .... script supervisor (as Eva Cabrera)
Susanna David .... script supervisor
Lori Greenberg .... production secretary
Annette Holloway .... production coordinator
Deborah Zwicker .... production coordinator

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
USA:100 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:

Did You Know?

Remake of Zuckerbaby (1985), a German film starring Marianne Sägebrecht and Eisi Gulp.See more »
Rob:Well, I think Grace looks great. I think she looks terrific just the way she isSee more »
Movie Connections:
References The Crawling Eye (1958)See more »
Monkey BusinessSee more »


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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
great movie, 18 August 2001
Author: a h from usa

great movie for dreamers out to get the person of their dreams. Rob is a real hunk and sex-pot who can turn any girl on, and make her want to believe that she can get whoever she wants. A real dream-come-true movie with a great ending that makes you feel great, and will give you the courage to pursue your dream (or dream-person).

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