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The Marrying Man (1991)

A millionaire playboy goes into Las Vegas and comes out married to a woman he barely knows.

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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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Every man has a weakness. For millionaire Charley Pearl she's blonde, beautiful and loves to say "YES" See more »

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Comedy | Music | Romance

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

Also Known As:

Too Hot to Handle  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$26,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$12,454,768
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Trivia

Herbert Ross was originally going to direct the film, but dropped out before Jerry Rees took over the project. 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

Vicki Anderson: Shut up, Charley! Just shut up!
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Connections

Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Ben Affleck/N.E.R.D. (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

LET'S DO IT
Written by Cole Porter
Performed by Kim Basinger
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Do Not Ignore Your Testosterone Level!
16 October 2006 | by See all my reviews

Alec Baldwin plays Charley, an eccentric millionaire who is worth 28, 38, 48 million dollars, something like that! This buys a lot of things, maids, swimming pools, clout and influential friends...Oh!!! one more thing!! a twisted life!! Earmarked to marry some pro-corporate, social register bimbo, Charley falls in love with a lounge singer, and parenthetically he is hot for her as well!! Generally, you are not hot for the woman you fall in love with...Very unusual!! but, on the other hand,!! How Nice!! Kim Bassinger looks absolutely beautiful in this movie ,virtually every guy who watches this movie puts themselves in Alec Baldwin's position!! Being married to the same GORGEOUS!! woman copious times, insures that he is not only in love, but he also has the hots, CONSTANTLY!! GREAT MOVIE!! Not a typical Neil Simon film, this one takes the men's side!! The typical guy can laugh inwardly as well as outwardly throughout this entire film!! This is a better Neil Simon effort!! There are no platonic responsibilities to securing an amicable divorce!! Not everyone is a New York intellectual! Nice to know such an accomplished director can accommodate a prevailing eighties philosophy of men just acting like men!! I think this movie is so hilarious!! but then again!! I should!! I am a guy!!


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