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Only You (1994)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  7 October 1994 (USA)
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Destiny. Faith (Marisa Tomei) believes that two soul-mates can be united if they find each other. From the Ouija board, she has found the name of her missing half, and it is D-A-M-O-N ... See full summary »

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Larry
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The False Damon Bradley
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Damon Bradley
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Dwayne
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Leslie
Antonia Rey ...
Fortune Teller
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Faith's Mother
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Dwayne's Mother
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Young Faith
Harry Barandes ...
Young Larry
Jessica Hertel ...
Young Kate
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Destiny. Faith (Marisa Tomei) believes that two soul-mates can be united if they find each other. From the Ouija board, she has found the name of her missing half, and it is D-A-M-O-N B-R-A-D-L-E-Y. Later, at the carnival, the fortune teller sees the name Damon Bradley in the Crystal Ball and Faith is convinced. She is told that "You make your own destiny,...don't wait for it to come to you", but she is looking for Damon. 14 years later, she is engaged to a dull podiatrist and plans to marry until she gets a call from one of his classmates who is on his way to Venice, Italy. The classmate is Damon Bradley. Rushing to the airport to see her soul-mate, she misses him and the plane, but decides, then and there, to go after him. So Faith and her sister-in-law Kate both board the next plane for Italy hoping to find her Damon. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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A love story written in the stars

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Rated PG for some mild sensuality and language | See all certifications »

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£1,123,230 (UK) (24 February 1995)
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Bridget Fonda was the original choice for the female lead. See more »

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At the very end of the movie, the plane shown is an Airbus A300. On take-off, it becomes a Boeing 727 in silhouette. See more »

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Peter: This guy, by the way, could be the biggest loser who ever walked the face of the earth. He could be a grump, a jerk, a pervert, a cynic, a man who's mind is infested with dark thoughts, he could be a criminal... he could be... truly sick.
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Some Enchanted Evening
Written by Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II
Performed by Ezio Pinza & Mary Martin
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Wonderful Romantic Comedy
26 May 2003 | by (Houston, Texas) – See all my reviews

Over the past 9 years, this has been what of my guilty pleasures. The story is obviously romantic fluff, but the performances of Marisa Tomei, Robert Downey Jr., and Bonnie Hunt are great and make what would normally be a prosaic love story into a true romantic treasure. Just remember to be prepared to suspend your rational side for a couple of hours. Marisa Tomei is so beautiful in this film, it's understandable why Robert Downey Jr's character falls in love with her at first sight. The Italian scenery is incredible and would make anyone fall in love with Italy. I have since visited this beautiful country and can attest to its romantic atmosphere. It is a great date film and comes highly recommended.


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