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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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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
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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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1 October 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Concierge  »

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$30,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$10,997,166 (USA)
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Trivia

The guitar model that Milton is trying to balance as he's reaching for the box on the floor is the same guitar model 'Michael J. Fox' used for playing Johnny B. Goode in Back to the Future (1985). 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: Short skirt on a breezy day, a real crowd-pleaser.
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References Donahue (1967) See more »

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By and By
Written by Anton Sanko and Bettina Gilois
Performed by Anton Sanko and Bettina Gilois
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One Of Those 'Best Kept Secret Movies', An Apparent Hidden Gem To Many.
3 September 2015 | by (Birmingham, AL) – See all my reviews

Someone could have knocked me over w a feather, after having read on IMDb that, this movie maxed out at an estimated budget of $30m yet only grossed worldwide a little over $10m. As a self-professing film connoisseur, this movie ranks in the top 25 personal favorite movies (produced during course of my generation).

Yes, this is a dated movie & yes there's likely not a more entertaining & practical way, for demonstrating to individuals (especially millennials), the true art for possessing altruistic & authentic concern for others, service-related employment {e.g. customer service}. And, yes as a fellow business owner, there's an instant affinity to this type genre..., but this flick is a serious amalgamation of great writing & exceptional acting that's, collided w talented direction, scoring & editing.

Popcorn please (extra butter)...


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