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Mr. Wonderful (1993)

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Electrician Gus gets the chance to fulfill a childhood dream by buying an old bowling-alley with some of his friends. Unfortunately, due to the alimony payments he has to make to his ... See full summary »

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Electrician Gus gets the chance to fulfill a childhood dream by buying an old bowling-alley with some of his friends. Unfortunately, due to the alimony payments he has to make to his ex-wife Leonora, the bank refuses to loan him the down payment. Knowing that when she marries again she loses her alimony rights, Gus tries to speed things up by bringing Leonora together with all the potential husbands he can find. Although this approach isn't very successful, it awakens feelings in both of them they didn't know they still had. Written by Peter Zweers <peterz@pi.net>

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Sometimes love is a stranger. And sometimes it's someone you've known all your life.

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Rated PG-13 for some language and sensuality | See all certifications »
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15 October 1993 (USA)  »

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$13,000,000 (estimated)

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$3,125,424 (USA)
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Mr. Wonderful
Music by Jerry Bock & George David Weiss
Lyrics by George David Weiss & Lawrence Holofcener
Published by Abilene Music, lley Music Corp.
Jerry Bock Enterprises, Quartet Music, Inc.
Range Road Music, Inc. and Trio Muci Co. Inc.
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Matt Dillon is, of course, very good.
19 June 2002 | by See all my reviews

This movie is very cute and Matt Dillon is, of course, very good.He plays his role as an electrician very well. The role of his friend is also played very well and strangely enough the two love interests of his ex-wife's were very well acted( the professor and the pharmacist.)However, his girlfriend and his wife, in my opinion, were not well cast at all and neither one had much chemistry with Dillon. The girlfriend came off as whiny and the wife as a helpless sap at times. However, I enjoyed the film. It was clever and romantic.


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