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Dying Young (1991)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  21 June 1991 (USA)
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After she discovers that her boyfriend has betrayed her, Hilary O'Neil is looking for a new start and a new job. She begins to work as a private nurse for a young man suffering from blood ... See full summary »

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After she discovers that her boyfriend has betrayed her, Hilary O'Neil is looking for a new start and a new job. She begins to work as a private nurse for a young man suffering from blood cancer. Slowly, they fall in love, but they always know their love cannot last because he is destined to die. Written by Harald Mayr <marvin@bike.augusta.de>

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She's giving him something nobody else could. A reason to live.

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »

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21 June 1991 (USA)  »

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$33,669,178 (USA)
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Trivia

The late Colleen Dewhurst who played Estelle Whittier's character was Campbell Scott's (Victor Geddes) mother (George C. Scott was Campbell Scott's father). See more »

Goofs

Snow covers the ground the night of the big party in Mendocino, and the roads are frozen over with ice, but the next morning, the snow and ice is completely gone from the entire landscape. See more »

Quotes

Hilary O'Neil: I told Estelle you have a terminal disease.
Victor Geddes: What?
Hilary O'Neil: Assholeitis.
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Connections

Referenced in The Golden Girls: Hey, Look Me Over (1991) See more »

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ALL THE WAY
Written by Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen
Performed by King Curtis
Courtesy of Fantasy, Inc.
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The last face you see will be mine becuase I love you
30 January 2003 | by (Montgomery, Alabama) – See all my reviews

Julia Roberts is excellent as Hilary in this impressive romance film. The remaining cast is spectacular. The costumes are elegant. One of the excellent flicks in the genre, Dying Young will press the viewer to love until death. 10 out of 10.


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