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Ex-football star Mike Gambril meets Terry McKay on a flight to Sydney, which is forced to land on a small atoll. Both engaged to others, they become romantic on board the ship sent to take ... See full summary »

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Ex-football star Mike Gambril meets Terry McKay on a flight to Sydney, which is forced to land on a small atoll. Both engaged to others, they become romantic on board the ship sent to take the 'plane passengers to a larger island. They agree to meet in New York three months later to see if the attraction is real. One shows up, the other doesn't, but they run into each other afterwards. Written by Ron Kerrigan <mvg@whidbey.com>

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Rated PG-13 for one use of strong language | See all certifications »
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21 October 1994 (USA)  »

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$60,000,000 (estimated)

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$18,250,211 (USA)
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The film cast includes two Oscar winners: Warren Beatty and 'Katharine Hepburn'; and three Oscar nominees: Annette Bening, Brenda Vaccaro and Paul Mazursky. See more »

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The aircraft exterior is that of a newest Boeing 747-400, however the interior shots show a spiral staircase only used on the older 747-100 and 200 models. See more »

Quotes

Terry McKay: I guess I'm happy when I don't want to be anywhere else but where I am.
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Featured in The 72nd Annual Academy Awards (2000) See more »

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Girls, Girls, Girls (Part II)
Written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller
Performed by The Coasters
Courtesy of Aico Records
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Split decision
20 September 1999 | by (Pennsylvania) – See all my reviews

It was very difficult to decide how to rate this movie. I'd not seen the Cary Grant / Deborah Kerr version (except for the little snippets that appear in "Sleepless in Seattle"), so my opinion was not colored by the inevitable comparisons... It's just that the first half of the movie struck me as being incredibly *bad* : it was poorly written in particular. Once Katherine Hepburn appeared on the scene, the film began to improve quite noticeably, and the last half was considerably better, with superb performances, especially from the two principals. I've never been a big Warren Beatty fan, but Annette Bening is WONDERFUL! (I think I've fallen in love!!!) -- To sum up, the first half of the movie rates a 3 in my book, the second half an 8 -- hence my overall grade of 5.


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