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Prelude to a Kiss (1992)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance | 10 July 1992 (USA)
A couple fall in love despite the girl's pessimistic outlook. As they struggle to come to terms with their relationship, something supernatural happens that tests it.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Hoskins
Rita Boyle
Leah Blier
Dr. Boyle
Mrs. Boyle
Jerry Blier
Sydney Walker ...
Old Man
Aunt Dorothy
Ray Gill ...
Uncle Fred
Ward Ohrman ...
Tin Market Musician
Frank Carillo ...
Tin Market Musician
Bridesmaid #1


A couple fall in love despite the girl's pessimistic outlook. As they struggle to come to terms with their relationship, something supernatural happens that tests it. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for language (sex related dialogue) | See all certifications »





Release Date:

10 July 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hechizo de un beso  »

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Box Office


$20,006,730 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Alec Guinness originally was cast in the role as "The Old Man", but dropped out of the production. See more »


When Peter is first in Rita's apartment and she unbuttons his shirt he sits down and the width his shirt is apart changes between shots. See more »


Old Man: Can I give you two a piece of advice?
Old Man: Floss.
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Referenced in Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: Prelude to a Kiss (1999) See more »


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quirky piece of work.... I sure did like it though
5 May 2006 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

I voted this film a little low only because there is magnificent competition out there, masterfully crafted stuff perfect from alpha to omega... despite my lower end vote, I enjoyed the heck out of this work by the end of the film.

First I should say, I only tuned in because of the cast, I knew nothing else about the film except the quickie blurb in the TV guide.

I thought it started out a little odd and choppy. The early "dating" scenes though only from 1992, seemed a bit unnatural and "dated" - (and made me wonder if when I was young and starting to fall in love, I was ever really that hokey and scripted) but I hung in there... I had hopes the film would go somewhere other just "another Hollywood love story" - boy, did I get my wish.

I honestly didn't see the turn of fantastical events coming, Lukas snuck them in softly allowing the viewer to discover for themself before the reveal... but once I did, I was hooked right in, line and sinker.

Other opinion writers have given the details in their "spoilers." I don't think I need to, but I would like to say to those who haven't yet seen this film to suspend your sense of disbelief with a heart open enough to hear the quiet breathing of someone you love while they are sleeping miles away from you.

By the end of this film, I was very glad I took the time and highly recommend it for any but the most cynical and insensitive of clods.

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