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Regarding Henry (1991)

PG-13  |   |  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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His life was based on power, success, and ruthlessness. Until a bullet made him think again. 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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According to John Leguizamo in his autobiography, the crew urinated in Mike Nichols's cappuccino machine. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Henry is asked to identify different wooden shapes as part of his rehabilitation, a nurse removes the wooden circle from the table when Bradley enters the room. When we switch angles and see Henry's face, the wooden circle has not been removed and is still on the table. See more »

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Bradley: Hey, Hank what are you doin?
Henry: Paintin', crackers
Bradley: I know, but you're not packed, why aren't you packed?
Henry: Cause I'm not goin'
Bradley: Remember when we talked about this last week? Your family coming to come take you home?
Henry: Yeah, but I changed my mind, I'm gonna stay
Bradley: Your family is coming to pick you up, you're going home.
Henry: But, I live here.
Bradley: No, man this is a pit stop. I hear you got a beautiful place man and your family is gonna be there.
Henry: But you're not gonna be there.
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Referenced in What I Like About You: Regarding Henry (2003) See more »

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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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