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Corrina, Corrina (1994)

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When Manny Singer's wife dies, his young daughter Molly becomes mute and withdrawn. To help cope with looking after Molly, he hires sassy housekeeper Corrina Washington, who coaxes Molly ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
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When Manny Singer's wife dies, his young daughter Molly becomes mute and withdrawn. To help cope with looking after Molly, he hires sassy housekeeper Corrina Washington, who coaxes Molly out of her shell and shows father and daughter a whole new way of life. Manny and Corrina's friendship delights Molly and enrages the other townspeople. Written by Alexander Lum <aj_lum@postoffice.utas.edu.au>

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They needed a family. What they got was magic. See more »


Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic material | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

26 August 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Corina, Corina  »

Box Office


$20,160,000 (USA)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Two scenes in the theatrical trailer do not appear in the film. See more »


When Corinna says goodbye to the elderly woman and her dog, the dog's mouth does not open when she barks. See more »


[to Molly]
Corrina Washington: You're the short, silent type aren't you? -I could tell.
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References Mary Poppins (1964) See more »


Written and Performed by Will Kaplan
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24 May 2003 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This movie was great and Tina Majorino did a beyond excellent job as Molly, the little girl who lost her mother and is coping with it by becoming mute and withdrawn. Whoopi Goldberg did wonderful as the nanny and girlfriend of the little girl's father. The little girl and nanny form a bond that noone would've thought, especially in the 1950's. I loved it!! Be ready to pull out the box of Kleenex for this one!! I know I did!!

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