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I Love Trouble (1994)

 -  Action | Comedy | Romance  -  29 June 1994 (USA)
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Peter Brackett and Sabrina Peterson are two competing Chicago newspaper reporters who join forces to unravel the mystery behind a train derailment.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Peter Brackett
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Sam Smotherman
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Mando, The Thin Man
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Matt, Chronicle Editor
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Kim
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Jeannie, Peter's Secretary
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Senator Gayle Robbins
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Ray, Justice of the Peace
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Rick Medwick
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Wilson Chess
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Kenny Bacon
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Evans
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Mrs. Virgina Hervey
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Lindy
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Storyline

She's green and eager. He's seasoned and jaded. They're reporters for rival Chicago newspapers assigned to cover the same story. He offers tips and advice; she scoops him. Then, their snappy patter, repartee, and ripostes get romantic even as their competitive juices overflow. Will corrupt scientists at a chemical company whose goats give cancer-causing milk kill the cub and the columnist, or will they escape with their lives and their by-lines to hear wedding bells? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Romance Was Never More Dangerous!

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Action | Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild language, sensuality and gunplay | See all certifications »
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29 June 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A zűr bajjal jár  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$45,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

£801,934 (UK) (9 December 1994)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Julia Roberts and Nick Nolte reportedly did not get along throughout filming. Nolte would go on to say that this was the worst movie he had ever done while Roberts later said that Nolte was the worst actor she had ever worked with. See more »

Goofs

The lighting during the scene by the lake when Sabrina, completely naked and wet and hiding behind Peter to shield herself from the boy scouts, changes from shot to shot, at some points being early morning and in other shots being late afternoon. Sabrina's messy wet hair is also inconsistent during this scene. See more »

Quotes

Peter Brackett: Honey, we've been rescued.
[Peter steps forward, Sabrina, completely naked and wet, grabs him and pulls him back, going from an embarrassed smile to great alarm]
Sabrina Peterson: What are you dong?
[more quietly]
Sabrina Peterson: Don't do this to me, please.
Peter Brackett: [chuckling] Was I hearing things, or did you call me a second rate novelist?
Sabrina Peterson: I-I... I was kidding. I've never even read your book. I'm sure it's quite brilliant.
Peter Brackett: Uh-huh
[steps forward; Sabrina is forced to step with him]
Sabrina Peterson: Oh, what are you doing? Walk backwards!
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Bury the leads and below the fold
10 May 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Bland and unimaginative but many films are that what really drags this down is not the lack of chemistry between the leads but the transparent loathing they have for each other. The production of this was notoriously contentious between Roberts and Nolte and their utter abhorrence is something that seeps out of every frame of the movie. Sometimes that can fuel a set and make the picture better, as it did on I Married a Witch where Veronica Lake and Fredric March's mutual animosity somehow translated into a kinetic on screen chemistry, such is not the case here however it just makes an already weak picture that much worse. A good supporting cast and decent production values aren't enough to save this turkey. It stinks!


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