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Curly Sue (1991)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Family  |  25 October 1991 (USA)
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A homeless man and his young companion who survive by conning people meet a woman who may need them even more than they need her.

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Storyline

Bill Dancer and his young companion Curly Sue are the classic homeless folks with hearts of gold. Their scams are aimed not at turning a profit, but at getting enough to eat. When they scam the rich and beautiful Grey Ellison into believing she backed her Mercedes into Bill, they're only hoping for a free meal. But Grey is touched, and over the objections of her snotty fiance, insist on putting the two up for the night. As they get to know each other, Bill becomes convinced that this is where Curly Sue belongs - in a home, cared for by someone that can give her the advantages that his homeless, nomadic existence lacks. He plans to leave the young girl in the care of Grey and take off.... but Curly Sue has other ideas! Written by Rick Munoz <rick.munoz@his.com>

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25 October 1991 (USA)  »

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La pequeña pícara  »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)

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$33,691,313 (USA)
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John Hughes:  [The Beatles]  The movie features the song "You Never Know", performed by Ringo Starr. See more »

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At the movie theater, the popcorn box contents vary inconsistently between shots and are actually refilled near the end. See more »

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Bill Dancer: You want to know the rest of the story? I'm not her father. I met her mother one night in a bar. Some people get VD from a one-night stand, I got a baby.
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References Flipper (1964) See more »

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You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You
Written by Russ Morgan, Larry Stock, and James Cavanaugh
Sung by Alisan Porter (uncredited)
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A movie that touches your heart!
25 February 1999 | by (Miami, Florida) – See all my reviews

This movie made me very happy. It's impossible not to love the smart and sweet orphan girl who changes the heart of a selfish lawyer only interested in pursuing success in her career. This is a very optimistic movie and I sincerely believe that we need more films like Curly Sue. It touched my heart.


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