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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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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
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Gloria
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Gene Salvatore
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Charlotte
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Milton Glickman
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Charlie the Doorman
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Carmen
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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 <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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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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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

Remade as Yes Boss (1997) See more »

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Written by Thierry Plas and Mich Van Hauten
Performed by Little Sister
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The Best movie to see in Hungary
26 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was on tour with my friend in Budapest. The Concierge was on one of the only two English speaking channels in the hotel. We watched it 5 times in a row. We then went out to eat at a vegetarian restaurant that was also a college. We then played a concert, returned to the hotel and watched it 5 more times! I am not kidding. This movie is terrific and very comforting and nice. See it over and over again like Breaking Away, War Games, Alien or Contempt. MJF is very sincere in this film. I have never forgotten it. Not in the same way I have never forgotten Don't BE AFRAID OF THE DARK! Beware of that movie. This is the perfect MJK film it is like the first BTTF movie or the Frighteners in that it has a sincere cohesion. This is a small unsung film but will be celebrated in the future as a classic.


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