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Mr. Destiny (1990)

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Unhappy Larry Burrows sees what his life could've been like, had he made that winning home run as a teenager.

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Larry Burrows is unhappy and feels powerless over his life. He believes his entire life could have turned out differently had he not missed that shot in a baseball game when was a kid. One night he meets this mysterious man, who could change his fate by offering him that alternative life he always dreamed of. But as Burrows embarks on this journey of self discovery he realises that even this new life has its problems and drawbacks.. Written by Sami Al-Taher <staher2000@yahoo.com>

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12 October 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mr. Végzet  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

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$15,379,253 (USA)
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Linda Hamilton''s character's maiden name is Ellen Ripley. 'Linda Hamilton' went on to marry James Cameron (1997-1999), who directed Aliens (1986), where Ellen Ripley is the protagonist. See more »

Goofs

When Larry crashes the sports car, the windshield is smashed. In the next shot, the windshield is perfectly fine. See more »

Quotes

[voice over]
Larry Joseph Burrows: Why is it every time you have a mouthful of freeze-dried, your boss walks in on you?
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Connections

References The Natural (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

I GOT YOU (I FEEL GOOD)
Written and Performed by James Brown
Courtesy of PolyGram Special Products, A division of PolyGram Records, Inc.
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C this movie - B happy!
18 May 1999 | by (New Jersey, USA) – See all my reviews

Everyone plays their part pretty well in this "little nice movie". Belushi gets the chance to live part of his life differently, but ends up realizing that what he had was going to be just as good or maybe even better. The movie shows us that we ought to take advantage of the opportunities we have, not the ones we do not or cannot have. If U can get this movie on video for around $10, it´d be an investment!


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