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The Butcher's Wife (1991)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Fantasy | 25 October 1991 (USA)
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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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
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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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Comedy | Fantasy

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25 October 1991 (USA)  »

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¡Qué linda adivina!  »

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$9,689,816 (USA)
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The name of the meatery shop business was "A. Lemke & Son Butcher". See more »

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The opening and closing scenes supposedly show Marina in her Ocracoke (NC) home, but the tall, diamond-patterned lighthouse actually stands at Cape Lookout, about 45 miles down the coast from Ocracoke. Ocracoke has its own, much-photographed lighthouse, a shorter, white tower. See more »

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Marina Lemke: What's meant to be just can't be changed.
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(LOVE MOVES IN) MYSTERIOUS WAYS
By Tom Snow and Dean Pitchford
Performed by Julia Fordham
Produced by Peter Asher
Courtesy of Circa Records Ltd./Virgin Records America, Inc.
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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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