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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
Matthew Laurance ...
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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This was a surprising hit in Italy where it was released under the slightly more intriguing title of "Brief Fling with a Corpse". 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 »


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2 October 2001 | by (Honolulu,Hawaii) – See all my reviews

B-movie comedy that starts well but wraps up weak towards the end although if one is a big Alley fan,you won't really mind for she is so funny and sexy here.Below average screenplay,directing and cinematography.Only for the actors fans and big romance situation comedy fans......

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