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Love Affair (1994)

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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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Storyline

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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Drama | Romance | Comedy

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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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Perfect Love Affair  »

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$60,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$18,250,211 (USA)
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Warren Beatty personally lobbied Katharine Hepburn to come out of retirement and appear in this film. Though he personally rented a house for her in Los Angeles and had her referred to a special dermatologist, she wouldn't give a definitive answer until the day of filming. See more »

Goofs

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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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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The Worst Remake!
11 February 2000 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

If you haven't seen the Beatty/Bening remake of An Affair to Remember - don't! This review is for readers who have seen the original and know the basic premise. I was drawn to the movie because of Bening - I enjoy her other films, but this one is a mockery of her talent! The on-screen chemistry between her and Warren just isn't there. The taboo of engaged couples "cheating" on one another is stale and the premise that Bening selflessly gets on with her life after her accident is implausible in today's world. The chance that Beatty would have a little auntie (even if that auntie is Katherine Hepburn) living on a tropical island that just happens to be close to where the plane he was flying in makes an emergency landing, is too much of a coincidence even for a fairy tale. This movie is beyond real! The jazz vocal narrative is annoying and out of place. As for the tear jerker ending, Warren can't even come close to replicating the look on Cary Grant's face when he realizes the devastating truth about Deborah Kerr. Oh what I'd give for a really good love story!


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