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Crazy from the Heart (1991)

TV-PG | | Drama, Romance | TV Movie 19 August 1991
A small-town, high-school principal still living at home with her mother shakes up her life in a way that even she never expected when she agrees to go out on a date with her school's Hispanic janitor.

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win. See more awards »
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Charlotte Bain
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Ernesto Ontiveros
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Dewey Whitcomb
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Mae Esther
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Tomas Ontiveros
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Franny Peyton
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Cynthia
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Alcira Zavala
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Beebee Stiles
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Judge Sandra Farrell
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Edna
Vic Trevino ...
Victor
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Robie Stiles
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Winifred
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A small-town, high-school principal still living at home with her mother shakes up her life in a way that even she never expected when she agrees to go out on a date with her school's Hispanic janitor.

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Loucuras do Coração  »

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A feel-good well-acted movie about bigotry and courage.
4 April 1999 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

Many IMDB users rated this movie 10 out of 10, and I can see why. The two main actors do a super job and there is a fine script. Well OK, look, this is no Academy Award winner, and it is a 'made-for-TV' film. However it is still worth renting it on video or catching it on TV. Just sit back and ENJOY the light-hearted romance. My wife and I laughed and cheered along with the events on screen that unfold in the small Texan town. I suppose if it were analyzed by a New York or Chicago film critic it would be torn to bits, especially due to the many cliches portrayed. I don't care. It is a great film and we both thoroughly liked it. Right from the very first minute we knew that we chose a good video. BTW, the Hispanic grandfather is wonderful - you cannot help loving this guy. Have fun watching this one!


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