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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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This was the only film written by Ezra Litwak and Marjorie Schwartz. See more »

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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 »

Quotes

Marina Lemke: You know, you don't know zip about love or life, Doctor. I don't need you strewing your learning all over me.
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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Jeff Daniels/Color Me Badd (1991) See more »

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WHAT'LL I DO
By Irving Berlin
Performed by Mary Steenburgen
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A movie with a little bit of charm.
13 February 2015 | by (California, USA) – See all my reviews

This is a somewhat charming little movie starring Demi Moore as Marina Lemke, who thinks she married the perfect husband. When she returns to her butcher husband's home in the city, she makes a lasting impact on its residents with her love advice, bringing her closer to the real man of her dreams.

From what I remember, it's a simple and cliché romantic comedy flick with lesser excitement and lesser suspense. However, the acting is quite good and you may get a few chuckles here and there from the light comedy.

The plot is not incredibly fast-paced, but for a movie at 107 minutes, it's really not too bad to watch.

Grade C+


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