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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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Robin Weisman ...
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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
Lynne Marta ...
Morgan School Teacher
Everett Wong ...
Boy #1
Edwina Moore ...
Dr. Robinson
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Mrs. Walker
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Storyline

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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Three Men and a Little Lady  »

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$71,609,321 (USA)
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Trivia

Jonathan Lynn: as Vicar Hewitt. See more »

Goofs

In the kitchen, when Sylvia removes the cake from the pan, it breaks into multiple pieces. She arranges it haphazardly on the plate and begins to ice it while still standing at the kitchen counter. When she brings the plate and icing into the living room the cake has been arranged better and there is no icing on it. See more »

Quotes

Jack Holden: Do you want to marry me?
Peter Mitchell: Jack!
Jack Holden: [to Sylvia] Wanna sleep on it?
Michael Kellam: She did that once before, Jack!
Jack Holden: Hey, shut up!
[turns back to Sylvia]
Jack Holden: Do you want to marry me?
Sylvia: No... but thank you for asking.
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References Brideshead Revisited (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

GET UP (BEFORE THE NIGHT IS OVER)
Written by Jo Bogaert and Manuela Kamosi (as Manuella Kamosi)
Performed by Technotronic
Courtesy of SBK Records
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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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