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Mr. Jones (1993)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  8 October 1993 (USA)
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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.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Mr. Jones
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Dr. Elizabeth 'Libbie' Bowen
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Dr. Catherine Holland
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Dr. Patrick Shaye
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Howard
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David
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Amanda Chang
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 ...
Devon, Howard's Son
Epatha Harris ...
Peyton, Howard's 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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Everything That Makes Him Dangerous Makes Her Love Him More See more »

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Drama | Romance

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

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$8,315,975 (USA)
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Trivia

To prepare for the film, Richard Gere, Mike Figgis and Eric Roth did a tremendous amount of research and studying on manic depression (now called bipolar disorder). Gere met with several people who have the disorder to gain insight and knowledge on what to accurately portray. 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: Give me this. This first day, I work for free.
Mr. Jones: I give it to you, its a gift. Second day, you pay me for two days.
Mr. Jones: Third day, I have your job.
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References The Addams Family (1964) See more »

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What A Great Movie!
15 June 2004 | by (Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

This is a beautifully written movie of a manic depressive. All the moods and feelings this man experiences is brought to life so expertly by Richard Gere.

This is perhaps Richard's best performance. I don't think many actors could have pulled this off and make it seem authentic. How Richard never won an Oscar or was not even nominated for his performance is beyond me.

Richard obviously spends a lot of time preparing for a roll, being that he is a perfectionist and it shows in everything he does.

I think Richard Gere is the most underrated actor in Hollywood. I have read a lot of the negative comments of his bad choices on the rolls and movies he picks to do (which I don't agree), but on this movie his choice was perfect.

If you want to see one of Richard's best performances then this is a MUST SEE.


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