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Girl meets boy. They fall in love. Tragedy strikes.

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Storyline

Caroline has not had much luck in love. Boyfriends seem to either leave her or cheat on her. Then she meets a shy, introverted man at work named Adam. When leaving work one day, two men attack her. Adam comes to her rescue. Unfortunately, retaliation by the attackers sends Adam to the hospital where he finds out he has a diseased heart. Adam is an orphan and was told he had a baboon's heart. He refuses a transplant, as he believes his love for Caroline is contained in his damaged heart. Before tragedy can strike, they have a passionate but brief romance. Adam opens up to Caroline and he, in turn, heals her broken heart. Written by msdebello@aol.com

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love | tragedy | baboon | orphan | chick flick | See more »

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He doesn't make sense. She doesn't make sense. Together they make sense.

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Rated PG-13 for some strong language and violence, and for sensuality | See all certifications »

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12 February 1993 (USA)  »

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The Baboon Heart  »

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$18,899,204 (USA)
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A hot property before it went into production, stars like Geena Davis, Demi Moore and Brad Pitt were all vying for roles. Madonna had been particularly interested in the film, lobbying hard for Jason Patric to land the male lead. However, she finally quit trying when the studio decided to go with William Baldwin instead, although ironically Christian Slater has the part in the finished film. See more »

Goofs

When Caroline and Cindy are standing at the front counter refilling the salt and pepper shakers, when Caroline is talking about her Christmas plans, Cindy has a pen stuck in the right side of her ponytail. A few minutes later, as the two women walk to the back counter to start on the sugar jars, the pen has disappeared. See more »

Quotes

Caroline: When did you get here?
Adam: Ten.
Caroline: Ten? That was almost two hours ago. You'd rather be out here with my cat than inside with...
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Caroline: than inside with a room full of strangers and relatives.
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References Candid Camera (1960) See more »

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MINSTREL BOY
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Performed by Morning Star Schott
Vocal by Rosaleen Linehan
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Untamed Heart.. A somewhat buried treasure.
25 March 1999 | by (Somerville, NJ) – See all my reviews

I absolutely loved this movie, and stumbled upon it quite accidentally. I am a fan of Marisa Tomei and Christian Slater so I decided to give it a shoot as a rental. I now own it on Laser Disc (remember those) I found this movie both touching and heart-warming. I consider it a must see.


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