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The Butcher's Wife (1991)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Fantasy | 25 October 1991 (USA)
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A clairvoyant thinks she's met her husband to be because she's seen him in her dreams. They marry quickly, and return to the husband's ("the butcher"), home in the city. She has a big ... See full summary »

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Dr. Alex Tremor
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Leo Lemke
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Stella Keefover
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Grace
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Robyn Graves
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Eugene
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Gina
Helen Hanft ...
Molly
Christopher Durang ...
Mr. Liddle
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Luis
Charles Pierce ...
Beau
Elizabeth Lawrence ...
Grammy D'Arbo
Stephanie Laurence ...
Choir Student
Barry Neikrug ...
Bicyclist
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A clairvoyant thinks she's met her husband to be because she's seen him in her dreams. They marry quickly, and return to the husband's ("the butcher"), home in the city. She has a big impact on everyone she meets by anticipating their questions and actions and advising them on their love life. Her interference then brings her into contact with the real man of her dreams. Written by Rob Hartill

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It's not about meat, it's about magic. See more »

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Comedy | Fantasy

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PG-13 | See all certifications »
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25 October 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

¡Qué linda adivina!  »

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$9,689,816 (USA)
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Debut produced screenplay of both co-writers Ezra Litwak and Marjorie Schwartz. The picture remains both their first, final, and only ever movie script credit. See more »

Goofs

At the beginning of the movie when Demi Moore's character is in the butchers shop, the scene has her walking behind the meat case and the distinct sound of her wearing shoes is heard in each step she takes despite her character not owning any shoes and is supposed to be barefoot. . See more »

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Marina Lemke: Love is waiting for you behind a friendly face.
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Referenced in Jersey Girl (2004) See more »

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T'AINT NOBODY'S BIZNESS IF I DO
By Porter Grainger and Everett Robbins
Performed by Bessie Smith
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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maybe, almost nice
26 September 2014 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

a comedy like many others. not brilliant but decent for the good intentions. a cast like colors on paper with the hope to seems be an art work. Demi Moor does a good job. not remarkable, far to be special but enough for translate the desire to explore large parts of role. the result is not a success but could be reflection of too high ambition of director. because the magic is victim of a pink chaos. because the actors are only shadows for a show who has many interesting opportunities. a comedy like many others. not so bad. only mediocre. its fundamental sin - the sacrifice of magic for a not convincing drawing.


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