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When Manny Singer's wife dies, his young daughter Molly becomes mute and withdrawn.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When Manny Singer's wife dies, his young daughter Molly becomes mute and withdrawn.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

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They needed a family. What they got was magic. See more »


Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic material | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

12 August 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Corina, Corina  »

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$20,160,000 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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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 »


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 »


Molly: Do you taste like chocolate?
Lizzie: I don't know, do you taste like vanilla?
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References Houseboat (1958) See more »


Written by Bo Carter (as Bo Chatmon), Mitchell Parish and Spencer Williams
Performed by Big Joe Turner
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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.


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