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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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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

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

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Budget:

$45,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

£801,934 (UK) (9 December 1994)
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For the scene with the "wild goose chase", production staff had 500 geese imported from Iowa to Wisconsin. See more »

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Peter and Sabrina are told to go to O'Hare Airport in Chicago and catch the overnight plane to Madison, Wisconsin. The drive time from downtown Chicago to downtown Madison is two and a half hours. See more »

Quotes

Sabrina Peterson: How'd you get involved in this, Sam? Willy wanted to get rid of Beekman and he thought you could get the job done?
Sam Smotherman: Something like that.
Sabrina Peterson: But you botched the fire in college. What made him think you'd get it right this time?
Sam Smotherman: I was the only bad guy he knew...
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Enjoyable though predictable bickering romantic thriller

Combine THE THIN MAN with IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT and THE FRONT PAGE and what do you get? This is an enjoyable thriller - rival newspaper reporters (Nolte playing Jack Nicholson and Roberts playing herself) try to outscoop each other, get drawn into a suspicious cover-up and wind up joining forces (and falling in love) as they single-handedly solve the mystery. Terrible title but some beautiful cinematography and a plot that moves along entertainingly. It's all predictable, but the fun lies in the constant attempts of the two protagonists to outsmart, outscoop and blatantly lie to each other to get the upper hand. Marsha Mason has two scenes playing a Senator (one without dialogue) in a performance that lasts less than a minute, which would tend to indicate her subplot was cut in the editing room. It's long enough at 123 minutes. If you like the stars and want to see a well-done romantic cops and robbers flick, this is a go.


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