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Regarding Henry (1991)

 -  Drama  -  10 July 1991 (USA)
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Henry is a lawyer who survives a shooting only to find he cannot remember anything. If that weren't enough, Henry also has to recover his speech and mobility, in a life he no longer fits ... See full summary »

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Michael Haley ...
Court Clerk (as R.M. Haley)
Stanley Swerdlow ...
Mr. Matthews (as Stanley H. Swerdlow)
Julie Follansbee ...
Mrs. Matthews
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Linda
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Bruce, Henry's Partner
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Jessica, Henry's Secretary
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Charlie Cameron
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Rachel Turner (as Mikki Allen)
Aida Linares ...
Rosella
John MacKay ...
George
Mary Gilbert ...
Julia
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Eddie the Doorman
Harsh Nayyar ...
Liquor Store Owner
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Henry is a lawyer who survives a shooting only to find he cannot remember anything. If that weren't enough, Henry also has to recover his speech and mobility, in a life he no longer fits into. Fortunately, Henry has a loving wife and daughter to help him. Written by Rob Hartill

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The story of a man who had everything, but found something more. See more »

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10 July 1991 (USA)  »

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La fuerza de la verdad  »

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$43,001,500 (USA)
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Harrison Ford nearly turned down the role of Henry because the character was a trial lawyer. He had just played one in Presumed Innocent (1990), and was afraid of being typecast. He took the role when he realized that Henry would only be functioning as a lawyer for the first ten minutes of the film. See more »

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When Henry's secretary pours his coffee the first time he comes back to the office, she tells him to say "when" and start pouring the milk. It immediately comes to the top but she continues to pour. Next you see a close-up of the cup with her pouring even more in the cup but it's not at the top. See more »

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Bradley: My brother was married. One day he came home, found out she was cheating.
Henry: Cheating?
Bradley: Doin' the serious with another man.
Henry: Oh, no.
Bradley: Oh, yeah.
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PIANO CONCERTO No. 21 IN C MAJOR
By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performed by CAMERATA LABACENSIS
Conducted by KURT REDEL
Courtesy of LASERLIGHT
By Arrangement with SOUNDS OF FILM, LTD.
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Have you people ever SEEN a good movie before? 'Cause this isn't one of them.
28 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Considering all the talent involved in the making of this movie (Mike Nichols, J.J. Abrams, the cast), one would have fairly high expectations of it.

One would, however, be horribly let down.

It's a hackneyed, shallow, almost insultingly lame movie. Harrison Ford's performance is just okay; I was particularly amused by the "slicked-back hair = evil guy, floppy hair = nice guy" idiocy perpetrated in the personal styling of his character.

I kept wanting a story that felt real, relatable, or genuinely touching to develop, but the whole thing was just painted in such broad strokes that the result was laughable.

The message of the film ("Sometimes it takes getting shot in the head to change you from an @- hole to a great guy!") is cheesy and obvious. This crew of folks is capable of producing much more complex art.

Sadly, this ain't it.


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