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I'll Do Anything (1994)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama | 4 February 1994 (USA)
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Matt Hobbs is a talented but unsuccessful actor. When estranged (and strange) ex-wife Beth dumps their daughter Jeannie on Matt, father and daughter have a lot of adjusting to do. His ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Matt Hobbs
Whittni Wright ...
Jeannie Hobbs
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Burke Adler
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Nan Mulhanney
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Cathy Breslow
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Beth Hobbs
Jeb Brown ...
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Millie
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Claire
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John Earl McAlpine
Joel Thurm ...
Martin
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Lucy
Dominik Lukas-Espeleta ...
Ricky
Justina Hardesty ...
Essa
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Storyline

Matt Hobbs is a talented but unsuccessful actor. When estranged (and strange) ex-wife Beth dumps their daughter Jeannie on Matt, father and daughter have a lot of adjusting to do. His budding relationship with attractive production assistant Cathy Breslow is made complicated, while the precocious child is overly accustomed to getting her own way. Matt eventually faces the choice of family vs career in a particularly difficult way. Written by Reid Gagle

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated PG-13 for sexual language and situations | See all certifications »
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4 February 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Aprendiendo a vivir  »

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$44,000,000 (estimated)

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$10,209,111 (USA)
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Trivia

Filmed as a musical with eight songs by Prince, but test screenings indicated they should be removed. See more »

Quotes

Matt Hobbs: Washington? Washington, boy, that must have been a big adjustment.
Nan Mulhanney: It wasn't that bad. Both places have a lot in common: Over-privileged people, crazed by their fear of losing their privileges. Alcoholism. Addiction. Betrayal. The near total degradation of what once were grand motives. The same spiritual blood-letting. I kind of do miss the seasons, though.
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References The Natural (1984) See more »

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THE SONG THAT DOESN'T END
Written by Norman Martin
Performed by Shari Lewis
Courtesy of A&M Records, Inc.
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11 January 1999 | by (Tucson, Arizona) – See all my reviews

We enjoyed this movie. It was nicely paced, the plight of the single barely-employed father suddenly faced with the daughter he had not seen for 2 years and must now care for was credible, and the several sub-plots were well done, in places quite witty. The acting was first-rate. We were grateful to be spared car chases, shootings, fires, mutilations, and 130 dB explosions. All in all, a very pleasant evening's entertainment.


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