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The Thing Called Love (1993)

 -  Drama | Music | Romance  -  16 July 1993 (USA)
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A group of newcomers to the country music business seek love and stardom.

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Miranda Presley
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Kyle Davidson
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K.T. Oslin ...
Lucy
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Ned
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Floyd
Deborah Allen ...
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Jimmie Dale Gilmore ...
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Jo-El Sonnier ...
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Storyline

Miranda Presley moves from New York to Nashville to become a song writer. At an unsuccessful audition she meets James Wright a promising newcomer. After only a few days they marry, head over heels, but start to regret it very soon. Written by Matthias Scheler <tron@lyssa.owl.de>

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Stand By Your Dream

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Drama | Music | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for language | See all certifications »
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16 July 1993 (USA)  »

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The Thing Called Love  »

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$14,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$1,029,721 (USA)
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Trivia

Final completed film of River Phoenix. See more »

Goofs

When James and Kyle fight in the parking lot of the Bluebird after Linda Lou wins 4th prize in the Miss Nashville pageant, Kyle falls. Linda Lou is on top of Kyle in one shot, but in the next, she is behind him, squatting down. See more »

Quotes

James Wright: How many Beatles are there?
Kyle Davidson: Three... and Ringo.
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Connections

Featured in The Look of the Film (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

LOVE IS
Written by Tony Arata
Performed by River Phoenix
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User Reviews

 
Gen-X goes country in this good ol' story of singin' and lovin'.
8 February 1999 | by (Suffolk, Virginia) – See all my reviews

Not being a legitimate lover of romantic movies, THE THING CALLED LOVE did offer some pleasurable good times. Here's a real surprise treat, a movie about the love and lifestyles of the Music City world with a bright young cast, including Sandra Bullock in her impressive character as "Linda Lue". The long-late River Phoenix deserves some special attention in his guitar & singing numbers and his interaction with Samantha Mathis, a role that is among the best remembered. I'll admit the songs aren't half bad, but a few are just forgettable. The best part worth watching is Trisha Yearwood's car break-in, and even the real T. Y. makes a brief cameo! Enjoyably entertaining in a good ol' boy & girl spectacle, but for two hours, the experience tends to run too long. A pretty good movie, but I'll pass. Perfect for the leather & boots crowd.


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