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Worth Winning (1989)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 27 October 1989 (USA)
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 overview, first billed only:
Taylor Worth
Eleanor Larimore
Erin Cooper (as Maria Holvöe)
Ned Broudy
Claire Broudy
Tarry Childs
Howard Larimore
Howard Larimore Jr.
Celebrity Auctioneer
Jon Korkes ...
Shannon Lawrence ...
Chloe Broudy
Todd Cameron Brown ...
Owen Broudy
Russ Bolinger ...


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.


Comedy | Romance


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Release Date:

27 October 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

3 Camas para Um Solteirão  »

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$3,690,400 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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After Ned sees the tape of Taylor and Eleanor, he goes into the kitchen and asks his wife "Chloe" about the worth of the Picasso. His wife's name in the movie was Claire. Chloe was his daughter. See more »


Ned Broudy: Without suffering, you don't grow.
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Written by Frédéric Chopin (as Chopin)
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Beware the womanizing weatherman...and hold onto your Picasso!
9 January 2007 | by (Toledo, Ohio) – See all my reviews

Taylor Worth (Mark Harmon) has a way with women, even beyond those who might like dating a TV weatherman. When he enters a room, the place is his and he can have any woman within its walls. This upsets his close male friends very much. They are all married, yes, but they never scored like Taylor and its too late now. With that in mind, these pals can not resist a major wager. Can Taylor get engaged to three different women, all of THEIR choosing, or is he just not up to the task? With a Picasso painting as part of the bet, Taylor decides to go for it. The women turn out to be, in turn, a virginal sports promoter, a snooty concert pianist, and a married beauty wed to a famous businessman. What was Taylor thinking? This is a fairly successful romcom for the over 18 crowd. Harmon is quite good as the colossal womanizer who may just have a heart beating in his chest, somewhere. The other actors are also successful, with Madeleine Stowe giving a rare comic performance that delights. The script is pretty funny but has a definite raunchy edge to it, so the film is really not good viewing for any minors in earshot. Costumes and production values are great. For those who can't get enough of those funny love tales, seek out this one, too. It has some good laughs and, very importantly, some real romantic ideas, too.

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