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Hard Promises (1991)

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Christine Ann Coalter
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Joey (as William L. Petersen)
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Walt
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Dawn
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Stuart
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Shelley
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Margaret Bowman ...
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A man who doesn't like stable work environments has been away for too many years, and finds out his wife has divorced him and is planning to remarry. He comes home to confront her, trying to convince her not to get married, aided by the daughter, who loves him despite his wandering ways. The couple finds out they still have feelings for each other but must decide how best to handle the contradiction of their lifestyles. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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31 January 1992 (USA)  »

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$306,319 (USA)
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A pleasant romantic comedy with good acting.
9 September 1998 | by (Danville, Va.) – See all my reviews

The movie was about a woman's ex-husband coming to town the day before her second wedding to stop the wedding. Similar stories have been filmed many times but the acting made all the characters believable and likeable. Sissy Spacek and William Peterson were very effective in the lead roles and all the supporting players were right on the mark. People addicted to a lot of non-stop action, rather than talk, should look elsewhere.


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