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Indecent Proposal (1993)

R | | Drama, Romance | 7 April 1993 (USA)
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A millionaire offers $1,000,000 to a young married couple for a night with the wife.

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Day Tripper
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Mr. Langford
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Auction M.C.
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A young couple very much in love are married and have started their respective careers, she as a real estate broker, he as an architect. She finds the perfect spot to build his dream house, and they get loans to finance it. When the recession hits, they stand to lose everything they own, so they go to Vegas to have one shot at winning the money they need. After losing at the tables, they are approached by a millionaire who offers them a million dollars for a night with the wife. Though the couple agrees that this is a way out of their financial dilemma, it threatens to destroy their relationship. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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A husband. A wife. A millionaire. A proposal

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Drama | Romance

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Rated R for sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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7 April 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ein unmoralisches Angebot  »

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$38,000,000 (estimated)

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$106,614,100 (USA)
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In the scene where David tries to reach for Diana at the roof top of the hotel, when the helicopter takes off a big sign can be seen with the legend "LADY LUCK", which might be allusive to the situation taking place. See more »

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David has shaved the right side of his face removing the shaving cream but when he comforts her he still has the shaving cream all over his face. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
David: [sitting on a pier] Losing Diana is like losing a part of me. I thought nothing could change the way we felt about each other. I thought we were invincible.
Diana: [riding in a bus] Someone once said, if you want something very badly, set it free. If it comes back to you, it's yours forever. If it doesn't, it was never yours to begin with. I knew one thing, I was David's to begin with, and he was mine.
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In the Midnight Hour
By Wilson Pickett & Steve Cropper
Performed by Roxy Music
Courtesy of Reprise Records
(By Arrangement with Warner Special Products)/Virgin EG Records Ltd.
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you think you are an invincible lovers ?! well ...you aren't .
8 April 2016 | by (cairo,egypt) – See all my reviews

it seems to me after watching this movie , if you really want to test your bond with your lover ....well you should study hard to pass the test !...you can't only rely on your mutual memories & legacy ...but also you should try hard to re-earn what you you already earned ...this really good movie is so touchy in a lot of its scenes ....opportunities we missed because we were shy or poor ....opportunities we should use right now because if it goes it will never comes back again ...... opportunities we should leave to write a happier ends for every body's fate ....what a complicated touchy collection of emotions & experiences in such a case scenario ......nice but not super performance from Robert Redford (he was supposed to be the evil side in such a romantic story but i really couldn't hate him ...may be i was on his side allover this film ) also woody harlleson did a good job ....but the master's performance of all was the great Demi Moore ... i really got impressed by her performance & i hope i see more & more pieces of her admirable work soon .


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