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Mr. Jones (1993)

The story about the relationship between a manic depressive man, Mr. Jones, and the doctor who takes more than a professional interest in his treatment.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Mr. Jones
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Libbie
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Dr. Catherine Holland
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Patrick
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Howard
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David
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Amanda
Lisa Malkiewicz ...
Susan
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Mr. Wilson
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Dr. Rosen
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Judge Harris
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Bellboy
Baha Jackson ...
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Epatha Harris ...
Daughter
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The story about the relationship between a manic depressive man, Mr Jones, and the female doctor who takes more than a professional interest in his treatment. Written by Rob Hartill

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Impulsive. Irresponsible. Irresistible. See more »

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Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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8 October 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Gospodin Dzouns  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$8,315,975 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Richard Gere's character rides a Triumph Bonneville motorcycle in the movie. San Diego Antique Motorcycle Club president Art Bishop lent his Triumph Bonneville to the film makers for a scene at short notice. Eagle-eyed filmgoers may spot that Bishop's bike is a 1977 750cc T140 Triumph Bonneville whilst a 1966 650cc T120 Triumph Bonneville is in scenes shot earlier. Both Triumphs are finished in blue and white. See more »

Goofs

Mr. Jones's walk on the top of the roof at the beginning of the film has him walking South along the ridge. His 'reprise' of that same walk, at the end of the film has him walking East along a ridge. The whole roof line changed completely from earlier in the film. Construction on top of the gable is now not there. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Jones: I'm going to tell you something. Both of you listen, you might learn something. It is not a disease! Okay? Not a disease! I do not have a disease. This is who I am! I like who I am! You got it?
Mr. Jones: ...
Mr. Jones: The fact is, that the doctor and the other fine healers have decided that Im bipolar... and this is without regard to the fact that they have not one shred of evidence.
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References The Addams Family (1964) See more »

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Gere was right on the money in this one
27 August 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I caught this movie last night on TMC. It premiered soon after I was diagnosed with clinical depression in 93 and even though I was glad to finally have a name to my own madness, I was not ready to see it at that point. Many told me about it though and finally, I saw it. It was very, very good. Gere did an exceptional job at portraying the classic Bipolar I individual. (My depression is 95% lows and have had only one or two manic episodes in my life and am well controlled and on meds). The highs are fun but it is pure payback with the lows. Of course, with this being a movie, The Dr. falls for Mr Jones and in the real world, that would lead to termination on her part. In the case of movies though, anything goes and Richard Gere would be hard not to fall for, LOL. Everyone did an exceptional job and it was an exceptional movie. Kudos to all!


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