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Paradise (1991)

PG-13 | | Drama | 4 October 1991 (USA)
Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson (at the time married to each other) play Lily and Ben Reed, a young couple torn apart by a family tragedy. It would take a miracle to rekindle their love ... See full summary »

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Rosemary Young
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Catherine Reston Lee
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Earl McCoy
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Darlene Pike
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Ernest Parkett
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Darlene's Boyfriend
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Bus Driver
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Bartender
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Storyline

Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson (at the time married to each other) play Lily and Ben Reed, a young couple torn apart by a family tragedy. It would take a miracle to rekindle their love and a miracle arrives in the form of a summer guest - Willard Young played by Elijah Wood. Written by Pfyre Caidmon <OShaun@ix.netcom.com>

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It would take a miracle to save their love... and that's just what they got. See more »

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4 October 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Földi paradicsom  »

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$18,634,643
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Opening bus scene is the city skyline of Cleveland Ohio See more »

Goofs

In one of final scenes where child actors say goodbye to each other, a glass vase of flowers behind Thora Birch's character keeps appearing and disappearing. See more »

Quotes

Billie Pike: Don't go in the water. It's gonna rain.
Willard Young: So what?
Billie Pike: If lightning strikes, we'll be fried like two bugs on a hot plate. That's what.
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Soundtracks

QUEEN OF THE NIGHT
from "THE MAGIC FLUTE"
by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performed by Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester Berlin
Courtesy of Delta Music, Inc.
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Excellent performances help you feel their pain
6 May 2001 | by See all my reviews

This is a very sweet movie I have watched 3 times since renting it, and would have watched it more if I didn't have to take it back. I would love to own this movie so I could watch it at least once a week! Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson are wonderful as a married couple in a lot of pain, but still very much in love. Elijah Wood is excellent in his role. Both Melanie and Don do a wonderful job. Don Johnson is so gifted as an actor who can show so much emotion without ever uttering one word, it never ceases to amaze me. I highly recommend this movie to anyone.


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