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Corrina, Corrina (1994)

When Manny Singer's wife dies, his young daughter Molly becomes mute and withdrawn.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When Manny Singer's wife dies, his young daughter Molly becomes mute and withdrawn.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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The song Molly starts playing continuously on the piano before stopping after the first seven notes is "Good King Wenceslas." See more »

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In the dinner scene where Corrina and Manny have a little chat, Corrina's cigarette switches from one hand to the other several times. See more »

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Manny Singer: Have you ever had a block?
Corrina Washington: All my life.
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OVER THE RAINBOW
Written by E.Y. Harburg_ and Harold Arlen
Performed by Jevetta Steele
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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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