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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

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Peter Hoskins
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Rita Boyle
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Leah Blier
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Dr. Boyle
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Mrs. Boyle
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Jerry Blier
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Taylor
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Old Man
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Tom
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Aunt Dorothy
Ray Gill ...
Uncle Fred
Ward Ohrman ...
Minister
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Tin Market Musician
Frank Carillo ...
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Bridesmaid #1
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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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Rated PG-13 for language (sex related dialogue) | See all certifications »
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10 July 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hechizo de un beso  »

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$20,006,730 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Ned Beatty plays Patty Duke's husband. The following year, he would play father to her real-life son, Sean Astin in Rudy (1993). See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Old Man: Can I give you two a piece of advice?
Old Man: Floss.
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Soundtracks

I Touch Myself
Written by Billy Steinberg, Tom Kelly, Mark McEntee (as Mark McEstes) and Christina Amphlett
Performed by The Divinyls
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Unconventional, perhaps...but still rigidly part of an unconventional formula
3 May 2008 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Craig Lucas adapted his own hit play about a nervous newlywed (Meg Ryan) inadvertently exchanging souls just after the wedding ceremony with a lonely, elderly man via a magical smooch. Lucas works hard trying to keep his script free from the often-tread "body switching movie" genre, but he has nothing else to fall back on. Bridegroom Alec Baldwin (who also played this part on stage) fidgets about trying to do something other than look confused, and Meg Ryan (after the switch) is stuck doing even less. The old-fashioned handling by director Norman René is too-cute--and though Baldwin and Ryan are a nice screen match, this premise never allows that union to become important to us. *1/2 from ****


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