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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

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

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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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

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 »

Quotes

Marjorie Turner: It wasn't sex. It was good!
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Connections

Features Dracula (1979) See more »

Soundtracks

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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Good Entertainment!
20 January 2001 | by (US) – See all my reviews

This movie reminded me a lot of "Arsenic and Old Lace." I don't really know why. Except for the dead body. I am a big fan the Carl Reiner and his son Rob Reiner.. I believe that their contribution to the America Cinema is incommensurable. Bill Pullman (Zero Effect) does a wonderful job playing really clumsy people. Carrie Fisher (Sleepless in Seattle) is great playing the snobbish pain in the neck sister in law. The script is funny! I ran into this movie by coincidence. One of those on sale type things and I found a great little funny movie. I recommend it!


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