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Sibling Rivalry (1990)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy  |  26 October 1990 (USA)
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A frustrated woman's life gets even more frustrating once she gets into an affair with a man who suffers a fatal heart attack after their fling.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Nicholas Meany
Iris Turner-Hunter
Harry Turner
Rose Turner
Charles Turner Sr.
Charles Turner Jr.
Wilbur Meany
Dr. Casey Hunter
Dr. Plotner
Ron Orbach ...
Don, the Desk Clerk
Edward Escobar ...
911 Officer
Hotel Security Guard


Marjorie Turner is suffocating. Her younger sister Jeanine has no ambition, and her 8 year marriage to Harry puts her in constant competition with his family (all doctors), whom he is also competing for the affections of. One day, she snaps while food shopping, and beds a mysterious man, who die during the moment of passion. When she forgets her wallet, a vertical-blinds salesman finds it, and things get complicated from there... Written by Allison L. Venezio <>

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26 October 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bratsko suparnistvo  »

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$17,854,930 (USA)

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Released by Castle Rock Entertainment, which is owned by Rob Reiner, son of director Carl Reiner. See more »


Marjorie Turner: It wasn't sex. It was good!
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Featured in Siskel & Ebert: The Worst Films of 1990 (1991) See more »


Quartet for Piano and Strings in G Minor K.478
by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performed by Vienna Chamber Orchestra
Soloist: Philippe Entremont
Courtesy: Proarte
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A really fantastic comedy with so many laugh out moments!
10 March 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Regardless of the negative comments about this film I think Sibling Rivalry is a brilliant comedy. The all-star cast were fantastic and hilarious in their roles and boy was it really funny and entertaining throughout. This is a really great movie that will keep you laughing although there are some serious drama in between this is an enjoyable film. Scott Bakula is the only reason I watched this film in the first place and I thought he was just brilliant. Scott plays Harry who's from a family of doctors with Carrie Fisher as Iris she plays his sister and Harry's brother is played by Sam Elliot as Charles. Kirsty Alley is beautiful and fantastic as Marjorie she's just married to Harry and happy for a while until she grows bored and frustrated that they never make love. Unhappy and unsatisfied she meets a man in a shopping store this soon leads them both to a hotel room where she spends the night with him. After that what happens is through funny consequences and it's completely funny. The whole cast do a brilliant and are all great fun to watch. I'd give this film a try if your just looking for laughs because I certainly enjoyed this film very much.

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