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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When Manny Singer's wife dies, his young daughter Molly becomes mute and withdrawn.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When Manny Singer's wife dies, his young daughter Molly becomes mute and withdrawn.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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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated PG for thematic material | See all certifications »

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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 arriving at the restaurant for breakfast, Corrina drives the car into a pole. When first hitting the pole, there is no damage to the car at all, but when the front is shown a second time, there is a broken light and a rusted dent on the side of the quarter panel, which could not have rusted that quickly. See more »

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Corrina Washington: You know what I've discovered about your daddy? He likes to eat cookies in bed. Could you tuck that sheet in... just there?
Molly: Corrina... this is where my mommy sleeps.
Corrina Washington: You're right. Your mommy used to sleep here.
Molly: When is she coming back?
Corrina Washington: Well, Molly... she's not coming back. When you die, the angels take you up to heaven to be with God.
Molly: Then I want to die, too.
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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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Great!!
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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