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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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Cast

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Webb Wilder ...
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Deborah Allen ...
Herself
Jimmie Dale Gilmore ...
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Katy Moffatt ...
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Jo-El Sonnier ...
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Kevin Welch ...
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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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Plot Keywords:

cafe | audition | song | tennessee | singer | See more »

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Stand By Your Dream

Genres:

Drama | Music | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for language | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

16 July 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A szerelem nevű dolog  »

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Budget:

$14,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$1,029,721 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Sandra Bullock co-wrote and performed the song "Heaven Knocking On My Door" in this film. See more »

Goofs

In the scene when James meets with a record label agent after performing, Miranda is closing up the bar, however it is obviously day time outside with cars and people going by the windows. See more »

Quotes

Miranda Presley: [sitting in the truck] Okay, come on. Lets go.
James Wright: We can't just leave, we've gotta at least let them know we've changed our mind... the preachers on his way and it's raining...
Miranda Presley: No, no, no, no. Look, uh, we'll just... We'll have a fight, and i'll pretend to slap you... or shoot you in the leg or something...
James Wright: ...Got a better idea.
Miranda Presley: ...What?
James Wright: Let's... get married.
Miranda Presley: You don't just get married as a joke.
James Wright: It's not a joke. It's a journey.
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Connections

Features The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

STREETS OF LOVE
Written by Kevin Welch
Performed by Dermot Mulroney
Also performed by Kevin Welch
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User Reviews

country music and "hipness" blend together in a great film
24 June 2000 | by (FL) – See all my reviews

I rented this movie last summer after having never even heard of it, I just picked it up because it had River Phoenix in it and he was, of course, quite the hottie :) Anyway, I've never been into country music but I LOVED this film! It deals with that whole scene and has great songs in it-- especially the one that Samantha Mathis' character writes and sings at the end. Plus the movie has one of Sandra Bullock's early performances, which is great. And yes, River also does his part to make the film very watchable! If you haven't watched The Thing Called Love, go pick it up-- you'll be pleasantly surprised.


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