For Love or Money (1993)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  1 October 1993 (USA)
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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 overview, first billed only:
Andy Hart
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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 that his "saviour" is having an affair with the woman he loves! Now, he must choose between money and love... Written by Chris Makrozahopoulos <>

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Release Date:

1 October 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Concierge  »

Box Office


$30,000,000 (estimated)


$10,997,166 (USA)

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


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 »


Doug Ireland: Nothing's impossible Albert. Impossible just takes a couple extra phone calls.
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References Donahue (1967) See more »


Let Me Take Over
Written by LeMel Humes
Performed by Ray Charles
Played during the opening credits
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Feel-good film
15 February 2000 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

For Love or Money can best be described as a happy-go-lucky movie that is sure to make you smile.

Fox plays Doug, a concierge who has a dream of owning his own hotel - all he needs is the start up capital. He meets a guy who is keen to help but things get complicated when Doug discovers that his new found friend and financial helper is going out with the girl who he has been after for months (Anwar).

The outcome of this movie is no surprise and the love/hate relationship and chemistry between Fox and Anwar is very entertaining.

Overall an enjoyable film for all ages.

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