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Love Affair (1994)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 21 October 1994 (USA)
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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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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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)

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$18,250,211 (USA)
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This movie is the only time that Katharine Hepburn ever said the word "fuck" on-screen. See more »

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During the conversation between Terry and Mike on the ship deck just before they dance, the layout of Terry's hands does not match from shot to shot. See more »

Quotes

Ginny: The trick in life isn't getting what you want, my dear, it's wanting it after you get it.
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Written by Walter Donaldson
Produced by Ahmet Ertegun
Performed by Bobby Short
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
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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