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The Thing Called Love (1993)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Music | 27 August 1993 (USA)
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A group of newcomers to the country music business seek love and stardom.

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Webb Wilder ...
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Deborah Allen ...
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Jimmie Dale Gilmore ...
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Katy Moffatt ...
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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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Comedy | Drama | Music | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for language | See all certifications »
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27 August 1993 (USA)  »

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A szerelem nevű dolog  »

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$14,000,000 (estimated)

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$1,029,721 (USA)
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Trivia

River Phoenix wrote his character's song 'Lone Star State Of Mine' especially for the film. 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: This didn't have to get ugly
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Connections

Featured in Our Friend River (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

YOU'D BE HOME BY NOW
Written by Don Henry
Performed by Daron Norwood
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Good music
26 February 1999 | by (brentwood, California) – See all my reviews

Though I have never been in love with country music or movies, I like this one, it´s funny and entertaining. I consider that River was a big actor for a small role, but anyway I liked it. My frustration though was when I bought the CD, and the music was completely different from the ones on the movie, not telling that ,my favorite two songs which are the last song (performed by Samantha) and other by River are not only different versions from the movie ones but they are not part of the soundtrack!. I like Samantha, Sandra and River so, I had a good time watching it.


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