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3 Men and a Little Lady (1990)

Sylvia's work increasingly takes her away from the three men who help bring up Mary, her daughter. When she decides to move to England and take Mary with her, the three men are heartbroken ... See full summary »

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Edward
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Vera
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Miss Lomax
John Boswall ...
Barrow
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Vicar Hewitt
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Laurie
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Morgan School Teacher
Everett Wong ...
Boy #1
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Mrs. Walker
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Sylvia's work increasingly takes her away from the three men who help bring up Mary, her daughter. When she decides to move to England and take Mary with her, the three men are heartbroken at losing the two most important females in their lives. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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21 November 1990 (USA)  »

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$71,609,321 (USA)
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In 2013, Tom Selleck stated in an interview that he would agree to return as Peter Mitchell for Three Men and a Bride. Selleck has spoken to Ted Danson and Steve Guttenberg, who have also expressed enthusiasm for reuniting for a third movie. See more »

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At the wedding cocktail party, Peter Mitchell removes a large wad of caviar from Miss Lomax's nose and noticeably deposits the wad on her canapé dish. The large wad of food on her plate alternately appears and disappears as they talk. See more »

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Edward Hargreave: [to Sylvia, who's looking out a window] What's the matter, darling?
Sylvia: I'm concerned about Mary.
Edward Hargreave: Oh, she'll come around. You'll see.
Sylvia: And I'm nervous about tomorrow.
Edward Hargreave: Don't you want to get married?
Sylvia: Yes, of course I do. I think so. I mean... yes, yes I do. But why do you ask?
Edward Hargreave: Everything's going to be fine. I promise you...
Peter Mitchell: [Peter and Michael come rushing in] You sonofabitch! You're planning on sending Mary to that boarding school!
Edward Hargreave: What are you talking about!
Michael Kellam: We went to Pileforth this afternoon.
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Not bad at all
14 August 1999 | by (Jacksonville Beach, Florida) – See all my reviews

I don't know why this one was so trashed by the critics. It's not a masterpiece but hardly as bad as indicated by the drubbing it got. It has what I thought what the best movie scene of its year, where Tom Selleck is talking to the little girl about his departure. He talks to her so intelligently, just the way a smart person would talk to a smart child. After that, I was willing to forgive an awful lot (and admittedly, there's an awful lot to forgive


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