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For Love or Money (1993)

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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Christian Hanover
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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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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 "savior" 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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1 October 1993 (USA)  »

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The Concierge  »

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Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$10,997,166
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Bruce Broughton scored the film as a favor for Director 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

Benny the Jewler: May you have a tumor on your head that looks like a derby!
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Connections

Referenced in What I Like About You: For Love or Money (2005) See more »

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Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing
Music by Sammy Fain
Played during the elevator scene
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My hero!
19 May 2003 | by See all my reviews

Some people have suggested that Fox's character in this movie is

just Alex P. Keaton all over again. I think they missed the point.

Alex was in love with money. Doug is not as materialistic; he

doesn't desire money for its own sake, but views it as a tool that

will help him realize his dream. Alex was self-centered. Doug

cares about other people. He is successful because he can

empathize with people and give them what they need. He is very

inspiring. This movie is described as a comedy, but I didn't find it very

funny; I cared about the characters too much to laugh at them.


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