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For Love or Money (1993)

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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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Andy Hart
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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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Gene Salvatore
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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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He thought there was nothing as seductive as money. He was wrong. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Release Date:

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

During the opening shots of Doug riding around NYC in a limo, he purchases a large stuffed giraffe. The only way it will fit in the limo is standing up through the moon roof. When the limo is shown from above while in the traffic jam before heading back to the hotel, there is no moon roof. See more »

Quotes

Doug Ireland: I'm a genie in a suit, just rub me and make a wish.
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Connections

References Donahue (1967) See more »

Soundtracks

I Only Have Eyes for You
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Al Dubin
Performed by Anthony Higgins
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Nothing new but still surprising.
19 February 1999 | by (Norwich, England) – See all my reviews

This film may be a very run-of-the-mill, everyday Romantic Comedy but thanks to the performances of Michael J. Fox and Gabrielle Anwar, apart from the singing, it ends up as a deeply entertaining and enjoyable movie to sit back and relax with a loved one over at the end of a tiring week.

This movie never actually got a video release in the U.K. which has greatly disappointed me and means I have to wait for its repeat appearance on TV in order to add it to my collection.

Nevertheless, Fox excels yet again and shows why he is one of the few American sitcom stars to make a prolonged impact in the movies in roles unlike his character from Family Ties. Anwar also gives another performance which leaves me increasingly baffled as to why she has not been used more in Hollywood.

See this movie, it may not have been a hit but it will surprise you with its quality just the same.


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