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Wilder Napalm (1993)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Fantasy | 20 August 1993 (USA)
Wilder and Wallace are brothers and pyrokinetics. Ever since childhood they've been able to start fires with their minds but following a tragedy in which they accidentally killed a man, the... See full summary »

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Wilder and Wallace are brothers and pyrokinetics. Ever since childhood they've been able to start fires with their minds but following a tragedy in which they accidentally killed a man, the brothers have grown up very differently. Wilder has become a regular 9-5 workaday joe but Wallace performs his feats with a traveling circus. When the circus comes to Wilder's home town Wallace starts coming on strong to Wilder's wife, Vida who, ironically, is a slight pyromaniac. Written by Stefan Halldorsson <ms@vortex.is>

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Never start a romance you can't put out.

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Comedy | Fantasy

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Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, language and some sensuality | See all certifications »

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Wallace: Why, we're just one big ol' thermonuclear family, Wilder!
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Features Hee Haw (1969) See more »

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Mozart: String Quartet No. 3
Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (uncredited)
Performed by The Sonare Quartet
Courtesy of Claves Schallplatten, Thun, Switzerland
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Romantic comedy that lights my fire
15 May 2004 | by See all my reviews

Brothers with psychokinetic powers (yes, really) duel not just for Debra Winger's affections but really over a secret from their childhood that left them at odds over their powers.

There are surreal touches (the fire brigade that act like a singing Greek chorus), but there is also humour and romance. The soundtrack is great similar to the way American Werewolf in London used every great Wolf song they could get ~ but with fire ~ and I don't think I'll ever forget Dennis Quaid (mmmmm Dennis Quaid), setting his own trailer a rockin' to 'She's a lady' ~ priceless ;)

Best line missing from the quotes section btw ~ 'Once you've had a clown, you never go back!'

I love this movie (I ordered the DVD from the US) and if the comments written by the kind of people who'd be happier with Legally Blond 3 don't put you off ~ give it a try :)


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