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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When Manny Singer's wife dies, his young daughter Molly becomes mute and withdrawn.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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When Manny Singer's wife dies, his young daughter Molly becomes mute and withdrawn.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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Rated PG for thematic material | See all certifications »

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26 August 1994 (USA)  »

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$20,160,000 (USA)
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Two scenes in the theatrical trailer do not appear in the film. See more »

Goofs

When Corrina and Manny are standing on the front porch of his house and she was helping him with his jacket, Corrina removes her gloves one at a time, then they re-appear again during the conversation without her having put them back on. See more »

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Corrina Washington: This is my favorite record.
Manny Singer: Really? Mine, too.
Corrina Washington: You know, Billie Holliday does a better version.
Manny Singer: No-one's better than Louie.
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References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

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PEACE, PIECE
Performed by John Beasley
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Love has no boundaries
7 November 1998 | by (Vallejo, Ca) – See all my reviews

This is a wonderful film with wonderful Christian values. Whoopie Goldberg plays a good woman who is sent to help a family deal with the horrible reality of death. She not only brings love back into the household, but also magic.

This is a great movie for all ages. My kids loved it. They wanted to watch it again and again.

Enjoy!


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