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Only You (1994)

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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Kate
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Giovanni (as Joaquim De Almeida)
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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 (as Siobhan Fallon)
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Phyllis Newman ...
Faith's Mother
Denise Du Maurier ...
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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Comedy | Romance

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

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7 October 1994 (USA)  »

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Faith  »

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$20,042,048 (USA)
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Bridget Fonda was the original choice for the female lead. See more »

Goofs

At the engagement party Faith's fiancé is boasting a little about his knowledge of diamonds: he says it is amazing how many varieties of pure carbon there are crystallized as octahedrons. Actually there are no such varieties: the structure of diamond is not octahedral but tetrahedral. See more »

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Peter: I can't believe you're gonna let a few little letters of the alphabet keep us apart. It is a detail! Just - look, just call me Damon, okay? It'll be like a nickname.
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Featured in The Statement (2003) See more »

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Senza Perderci Di Vista
Written by Eros Ramazzotti, Adelio Cogliati & Piero Cassano
Performed by Eros Ramazzotti
Courtesy of Arista Records, Inc./DDD
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Only Downey
21 April 2004 | by (Moline, Illinois) – See all my reviews

I thought Downey was wonderful in this movie! He is so romantic! And sweet. He will do anything to show how much he loves Faith (Tomei); even set her up with her soulmate! Robert Downey, Jr was the real star of this film. I was mesmerized by him whenever he was on camera, and when he wasn't, I kept wondering when he would be back!

Credit to Marisa Tomei as well! She does a great job playing Faith, a woman who follows her 'soulmate' to Italy only to find her true love. Tomei is very pretty in the film and I love the red dress she wears when first meeting Peter (Downey). Some of her best acting comes at the end, when she realizes her feelings and rushes to tell him.

The only bad thing about the movie is that Downey does not appear until 45 minutes into the movie! Did it have to be that long? I know of a few scenes that they could have cut. Other than that, the movie is great. Watch it with someone you love, or even your soulmate.


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