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Doug is a young man who works all day as a concierge at a luxurious hotel, saving money to make his own business. Unfortunately, when he finds the financial supporter he needs, he discovers... See full summary »

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Cast

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Andy Hart
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Christian Hanover
Michael Tucker ...
Harry Wegman
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Ed Drinkwater
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Julian Russell
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Gary Taubin
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Mr. Himmelman
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Albert
Dianne Brill ...
Gloria
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Gene Salvatore
Susan Blommaert ...
Charlotte
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Milton Glickman
Mike Moyer ...
Charlie the Doorman
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Carmen
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Storyline

Doug is a young man who works all day as a concierge at a luxurious hotel, saving money to make his own business. Unfortunately, when he finds the financial supporter he needs, he discovers that his "saviour" is having an affair with the woman he loves! Now, he must choose between money and love... Written by Chris Makrozahopoulos <makzax@hotmail.com>

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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1 October 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Concierge  »

Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$10,997,166 (USA)
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Trivia

Composer Bruce Broughton scored the film as a favor for Barry Sonnenfeld, who was also his neighbor and best friend. See more »

Goofs

When Christian meets Andy in the hotel room for the first time, he removes his wedding ring while talking to Doug. When Andy enters the room Christian has the ring on. See more »

Quotes

Doug Ireland: Nothing's impossible Albert. Impossible just takes a couple extra phone calls.
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Connections

References The Apartment (1960) See more »

Soundtracks

Lonely Blues
Written, Produced and Arranged by Mitch Moses
Performed by Mitch Moses' Acid Blues Project
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Pretty Good
27 April 1999 | by See all my reviews

I quite liked this movie ... it wasn't particularly special, basically a rather traditional love story... but it hit in the right places. And Michael J. Fox's character Doug, a concierge being the center of a romance is fresh and appealing. One of the scenes I liked was when he showed Gabrielle Anwar's character, Andy, his dreams ... literally. Everything seemed to come in together ... you really understood then how much it meant to him, and his sharing it with Andy was a wonderful gesture of his love for her. The moment was magical, the best in the whole movie for me. Watch this if you like a conventionally exceptional love story.


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