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The Marrying Man (1991)

Rich playboy Charley Pearl meets Vicki Anderson, singer at a nightclub in Las Vegas. But she's a gangster's-moll, Bugsy Siegel's, and when he finds the two of them in bed, he forces them to... See full summary »

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Charley Pearl
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Lew Horner
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Adele Horner
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Phil Golden
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Sammy
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George
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Gus
Big John Studd ...
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Carey Eidel ...
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Storyline

Rich playboy Charley Pearl meets Vicki Anderson, singer at a nightclub in Las Vegas. But she's a gangster's-moll, Bugsy Siegel's, and when he finds the two of them in bed, he forces them to marry each other. Charley was going to marry his girlfriend but when she finds out about him and Vicki, she leaves him. And Vicki doesn't seem to be his kind of woman at all... Written by Mattias Thuresson

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About to marry the perfect girl, suddenly he meets the girl of his dreams... See more »

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Comedy | Music | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and sensuality | See all certifications »
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5 April 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Too Hot to Handle  »

Box Office

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$26,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$12,454,768 (USA)
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Trivia

Jodie Foster, Julia Roberts and Meg Ryan passed on the role of Vicki Anderson. See more »

Goofs

The film opens in San Francisco, 1956 and the on the wall of the nightclub (Dexter's) is an advertisement for KJAZ FM. That radio station did not sign on in San Francisco until August, 1959. See more »

Quotes

Phil: You know what the odds are on that? Impossible to one.
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Connections

Referenced in Wishful Drinking (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

MAMA LOOK A BOO BOO
Written by Fitzroy Alexander (as Lord Melody)
Performed by Tim Hauser
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It's simply an honest movie
10 November 2009 | by (Lebanon) – See all my reviews

Whether you'd admit it or not, I don't believe that anyone watched this movie and didn't enjoy it. It talks to our basic instincts in a very honest way. I mean ain't we all looking for this undying passion? You look at them (Alec and Kim) in this movie and you can believe that this kind of passion can be found but you need to be lucky enough to be mutual. For we all know that we sometimes meet people and have such feelings for them and they don't exchange it back or vice versa.

The movie has so funny scenes and Baldwin is so funny as well. Kim is so charming and the whole movie would push you towards finding this kind of coupling.


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