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Worth Winning (1989)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  27 October 1989 (USA)
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Taylor is a man who has no problems with women. So confident is he that he accepts a challenge from his friends: he has to secure proposals of marriage from three women of their choice.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Taylor Worth
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Eleanor Larimore
Maria Holvoe ...
Erin Cooper (as Maria Holvöe)
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Ned Broudy
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Claire Broudy
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Tarry Childs
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Howard Larimore
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Howard Larimore Jr.
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Celebrity Auctioneer
Jon Korkes ...
Sam
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Eric
Shannon Lawrence ...
Chloe Broudy
Todd Cameron Brown ...
Owen Broudy
Russ Bolinger ...
Gus
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Taylor is a man who has no problems with women. So confident is he that he accepts a challenge from his friends: he has to secure proposals of marriage from three women of their choice. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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An engaging comedy about a bachelor and three near Mrs.

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Comedy | Romance

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27 October 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

3 Camas para Um Solteirão  »

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$3,690,400 (USA)
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Goofs

When Taylor gets Erin's acceptance of his proposal on tape, he also records a message for Ned. During later playbacks of that tape, new dialogue has been added. Specifically, he originally said that he is "one-third of the way to teaching you a lesson", but later playback has added, "and winning our bet." See more »

Quotes

Taylor Worth: Poetic justice doesn't feel so good.
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References Stars and Stripes Forever (1952) See more »

Soundtracks

Etude Opus 25 #2
Written by Frédéric Chopin (as Chopin)
Performed by Vlado Perlemuter
Courtesy of Nimbus Records
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Worth Watching! ! !
18 April 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

One of my favorite movies. The plot is simple and predictable. The lines are sometimes cheesy but overall, the movie is very entertaining. Love the soundtrack too.

Synopsis: "Taylor Worth (Mark Harmon) is a local weatherman in Philadelphia who loves two things: gambling and women. Ned (Mark Blum), his psychiatrist friend, believes that Taylor's behavior is an excuse from establishing permanent relationships. To prove his theory to be correct, he made a bet with Taylor. The bet: Taylor is to be engage to three women in two months. The stakes: A fishing cabin for a Picasso. The catch: Ned will pick the three women and the engagement has to be videotaped." "What happens next is wild roller-coaster ride as Taylor plots, schemes and executes plan after plan to beat his friend." What strikes me about the story is how Mark Harmon played his character. He used more finesse rather than the egotistical "God's gift to women" attitude. He is no Cassanova but somehow irresistible. I couldn't help but cheering for him even though the bet was morally wrong. The supporting cast is excellent.

If you like a light-heart sexual comedy movie, then this is for you.


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