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Corrina, Corrina (1994)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  12 August 1994 (USA)
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When Manny Singer's wife dies, his young daughter Molly becomes mute and withdrawn.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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When Manny Singer's wife dies, his young daughter Molly becomes mute and withdrawn.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 »

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$20,160,000 (USA)
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This was Don Ameche's final film before his death on December 6, 1993 at the age of 85. He completed his scenes shortly before he died. See more »

Goofs

When Molly and Corrina are lying together on the bed after Molly has started speaking again for the first time, her hair is over her mouth in one shot and then her hair is fixed in the very next shot. See more »

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Corrina Washington: [to Molly] Do you want the pecan waffles with lots of syrup and butter or would you rather have the slim starter with the cottage cheese, the hard boiled egg and the tomato?
Wilma, Car Hop: Darling, if it's a choice between those delicious waffles and that STUPID egg, for God's sake, pat your little nose.
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WE WILL FIND A WAY
Written by Steve Diamond and Sue Sheridan
Performed by Brenda Russell & Oleta Adams
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Corrina, Corrina - BRAVO
15 May 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I loved this movie. The acting was excellent, especially the three main stars, Whoopie, Ray and Tina, but the subject matter was handled well too. I think this movie shows that love has no color or financial restraints - it's about compassion, understanding, honesty, and companionship. I, too, have watched it again and again and still love it as much as the first time. And yes, Ray Liotta can act in just about any type of picture. I first saw Ray on soaps way back when and he has developed into one of my favorite actors. If he's in a picture, I want to see what he does with the role. Much like Don Cheadle. Massive talents that go largely unnoticed. And Ray's parents in the movie were excellent as well. It's just such a charming picture with strong, understated performances. I can't recommend it highly enough.


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