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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:

I Love Trouble  »

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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 car which attempts to run over Peter and Sabrina but hits several cars has its left headlight knocked out by the accident. Two shots later it is shown turning a corner with the light illuminated. 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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References Lethal Weapon (1987) See more »

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HOUSEPARTY
Written and Arranged by Kenneth Wannberg (as Ken Wannberg)
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User Reviews

 
Nick Nolte and Julia Roberts together in the same movie
15 March 2008 | by (The world of artists) – See all my reviews

"I Love Trouble" is an okay romantic comedy with some charm in certain points. But that's all.

As a movie, it is generally watchable (at least during its first half). However, in the second half the movie seems to become way more slow, lame, goofy and with a notorious lack of interest and entertainment. Only the «crazy speed at the rain in the car» scene, the forced wedding scene and the thrilling ending (with some good action) are the good things about the second half. Other than that, not really. Why? Because before the thrilling ending, that sequence starts by taking too long to finally win some "life". Besides, there is a scene in a bar with dancing or country music, which is one of the most boring things for me in a movie. Not to mention that I don't see what's the point of both Peter Brackett and Sabrina Peterson keeping out-scooping each other.

Nevertheless, until the first hour the movie is okay and contains some good humor. Besides, Nick Nolte is great as Peter Brackett and Julia Roberts is not bad as Sabrina Peterson.

Overall, not a great movie, but certainly not as bad as they make it sound.


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