Johnny on his release from his jail joins the restaurant where Frankie works. Johnny discovered his talent for cooking when in jail. Love at first sight bites Johnny on seeing Frankie. He makes direct attempts to get her heart. But deep a wound in Frankie's heart would not let her give her heart to Johnny. Johnny's divorced wife and kids have moved to a new world of a different person. Frankie opens up her tragic story and Johnny promises to be with her in difficult times. Written by
Thejus Joseph Jose
You never choose love. Love chooses you.
Did You Know?
The film's source play "Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune" by Terrence McNally
opened Off-Broadway on 2nd June 1987 at Stage II of the Manhattan Theatre Club where it ran for just two weeks until the middle of the month. In this opening season, Frankie and Johnny were played by Kathy Bates
and F. Murray Abraham
. The play then re-opened on 14th October 14 1987 at Stage I where it played for six weeks with actor Kenneth Welsh
replacing Abraham. See more
When Johnny surprises Frankie during league night at the bowling alley, he brings a handball to attempt a two-pin split pickup (long shot). When the ball bounces softly off the ten pin (close-up shot), there are three pins set up. See more
I know I can't the make the bad go away. You're right, I can't. But when the bad comes again, I am gonna be next to you.
WHAT A FOOL BELIEVES
Written by Michael McDonald
and Kenny Loggins
Performed by The Doobie Brothers
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records, Inc.
By arrangement of Warner Special Products See more