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Sibling Rivalry (1990)

 -  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

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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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Comedy

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Release Date:

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

Referenced in Seinfeld: The Dog (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

Warm Love
Written and Performed by Joan Armatrading
Published by Irving Music, Inc.
Courtesy of A&M Records
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Not a knee slapper but fun to watch
28 June 2003 | by (Conyers, Georgia) – See all my reviews

If you like Kirstie Ally you will enjoy this movie. You wont go away any smarter than you were before, but that isn't what I watch movies for. It is about a repressed wife (Kirstie) of a doctor who is more married to his family than to her. Her irrepressible sister (Jamie Gurtz) convinces her that she should have an affair to spice up her life. When she follows that advice it sets off a chain of events that, if you have any sense of humor at all, will bring on the chuckles. I would recommend this picture to anyone wanting to fill in an hour and a half with some light and uncomplicated entertainment. 6/10 would be about right for the genre.


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