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Samantha (1991)

PG | | Comedy | 20 November 1992 (USA)
Samantha is a normal woman leading a normal life... until she finds out her parents aren't really her parents. She and her friends go on a search for her biological mom & dad.

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Samantha
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Henry
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Walter
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Marilyn
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Elaine
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Milos
I.M. Hobson ...
Father O'Rourke
Maryedith Burrell ...
Charlotte Otto / Mrs. Samantha
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Neil Otto / Mr. Samantha
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Young Samantha
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Young Henry
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Mrs. Higgins
Randy Pelish ...
Ed Perlmutter
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Phyllis Perlmutter
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Herman Hathaway
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Samantha is a normal woman leading a normal life... until she finds out her parents aren't really her parents. She and her friends go on a search for her biological mom & dad.

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Among the many names Samantha takes on or has been given in the film: Samantha Stigg, Helen Otto, Esmerelda Guadelupe Gonzales, Abigail Harrington III, Mishiko Oshikawa and Helplessly Hoping. See more »

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Samantha: (flipping through phone book to pick a new name) What about Abagail Harrington?
Henry: Abagail Harrington... born to the Hamptons Harringtons... heir to a small fortune, but she always felt stifled by her upbringing until eventually she took her father's deringer and put it to her forehead, but at the last minute accidentally turned and shot the maid. The family couldn't afford the scandal so obviously they had to get rid of her!
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American Quartet OP.96 - 1st Movement
Written by Antonín Dvorák
Conducted by Joel McNeely
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Interesting film, I liked it
29 September 2003 | by See all my reviews

This wasn't a bad movie, and a premise I've yet to see. It's about a young lady who finds out on her 21st Birthday (I might be wrong on the age) that she is adopted. The bulk of the film deals with her multiple identity crisis's that may have been the inspiration for the South Park episode in which Cartman goes through the same situation in finding out who his father is. There isn't much of a flowing story line, but the characters are interesting, and develop well throughout the film. I wouldn't nominate it for an oscar or anything, but it's hardly a bad film. If you see it's coming on television, check it out, or maybe even rent it. You won't feel ripped off.


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