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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When Manny Singer's wife dies, his young daughter Molly becomes mute and withdrawn.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When Manny Singer's wife dies, his young daughter Molly becomes mute and withdrawn.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 »

Quotes

Molly: [on phone] Hi, daddy.
Manny Singer: Molly?
Molly: You recognized my voice!
Manny Singer: What do you think you're doing?
Molly: Well, I-I can't sleep.
Manny Singer: [towards her bedroom door] Goodnight, Molly!
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References Mrs. Doubtfire (1993) See more »

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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'
23 January 2005 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

A captivating drama / comedy that casts Ray Liotta as 'Manny Singer', a man who recently lost his wife and has his daughter Molly (Tina Majorino) to take care of, who was too sad and heartbroken to talk to anyone after her mother's death. As Manny tries to find a suitable 'nurse maid' for Molly so he can go back to work, Corrina Washington (in the form of Whoopi Goldberg) comes into the picture and eventually gets hired by Manny to take care of the little girl. The funny thing is, what the Singers weren't expecting was for Corrina to bring magic back into their lives. An endearing little treasure, 'Corrina, Corrina' is a motion picture filled with heart and laughter, that's sure to send your spirits soaring. Wendy Crewson is great in her supporting role as the not-so-nice and aggressive 'Jenny Davis'. Goldberg is absolutely terrific in the title role. A highly-recommended motion picture. Rating: Three 1/2 out of Five Stars (Very Good).


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