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Meg Ryan was considered for the lead role.
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The picture was a critical and commercial failure at the box-office.
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The film was nominated for a Golden Raspberry Award. For playing Marina Lemke and Diane Lightson in The Butcher's Wife (1991) and Nothing But Trouble (1991) respectively, Demi Moore got a Razzie nomination for Worst Actress, but did not win.
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The film's original director was Yurek Bogayevicz, who, according to the TCMDb, "left due to creative differences".
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One of a number of super-natural films starring Demi Moore. The films include Ghost (1990), Half Light (2006), The Seventh Sign (1988) and The Butcher's Wife (1991).
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The film is a an example of the "Magical Realism" genre.
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The picture was filmed during October, November and December 1990.
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Some movie posters featured a long blurb that read: "There's Magic In The Air. She's a psychic who's turning New Yorkers into lovers. Obviously, she's from out of town. The Butcher's Wife".
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The name of the book that Leo Lemke (George Dzundza) read was "The Complete Book of Spells, Ceremonies & Magic". This is a real life publication and was written by Migene González-Wippler.
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The Butcher's Wife (1991) quickly followed Ghost (1990) the following year after that movie. Ghost (1990) also starred Demi Moore as well as Whoopi Goldberg, the latter of whom played a clairvoyant. In The Butcher's Wife (1991), Moore this time was the one who portrayed a clairvoyant.
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Actress Demi Moore sports blonde hair in this movie. Moore's hair is usually a dark brunette color.
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Actress Mary Steenburgen provided her own singing in her portrayal of Stella.
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This was the only film written by Ezra Litwak and Marjorie Schwartz.
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The name of the meatery shop business was "A. Lemke & Son Butcher".
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