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Sibling Rivalry (1990)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 26 October 1990 (USA)
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
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 <YankeeSNL01@aol.com>

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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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Scott Bakula and Kirstie Alley are both veterans of the Star Trek series. Bakula played Cpt. Jonathan Archer on _Enterprise (2001)(TV)_, and Alley played Lt. Saavik in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982). Carrie Fisher played Princess Leia in the Star Wars trilogy, while Bill Pullman parodied the role of Han Solo in Spaceballs (1987). See more »


Marjorie Turner: It wasn't sex. It was good!
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14 February 2004 | by See all my reviews

Sibling Rivalry is one of those typical late 80´s early 90´s movie that came along. Some people saw it in the theater and some people rented it but never came a cult hit or a box-office smash and has now been forgotten.

This does not mean that this movie is bad or movies of this sort are bad. On the contorary these films are actually quite entertaining and help you to get into good mood and this film falls into that category.

It is short, funny, exciting and has some great acting. Jamie Gertz and Kirstie Alley are great as the sisters and the supporting actors and actresses to a good job.

One of the things that bothers me is that they don´t show the cover that was used on the tape where I live where you see Kirstie Alley covering up her face with a blanket or a sheet. It is one of the all time greatest movie posters I have seen.

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