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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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Mike Gambril
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Kip DeMay
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Tina Wilson
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Ken Allen
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Lynn Weaver
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Herb Stillman
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Nora Stillman
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Anthony Rotundo
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Robert Crosley
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Sheldon Blumenthal
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Lorraine
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Wally Tripp
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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 passengers to a larger island. They agree to meet in New York City 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)

Gross USA:

$18,250,211
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Carrie Fisher was an uncredited script doctor on the film. See more »

Goofs

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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Features Free Willy (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

Life Is So Peculiar
Written by Johnny Burke and Jimmy Van Heusen
Performed by Louis Jordan (with Louis Armstrong)
Courtesy of MCA Records
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This could have been a 5 star movie!
22 February 2003 | by See all my reviews

The beginning of this movie misleads the viewer to take the production as a light hearted semi-comedy.Gary SHANDLING,Harold RAMIS et.al that give this film a comedic appearance are miscast.This film is a study

of the life changing affect that true love can produce.The character

evolvement of BEATTY was not properly developed early.A different supporting cast{besides HEPBURN} & plot tone could have possibly produced a classic!The movie takes a 180 degree turn when BENNING meets HEPBURN & the Old style meets new breed.HEPBURN elevates this movie from an ordinary run to a second half that is breathtaking.She could have been an oscar winner had this been a completely serious movie from beginning to end.Hepburn's personality & delivery of her thought provoking lines were a masterpiece.To their credit Benning & Beatty were able to carry on the profound level of acting & purpose established by HEPBURN...This movie has a beautiful ending,conclusion.This should have,could have been a movie for the ages!


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