Speechless (1994)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  16 December 1994 (USA)
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Two political speechwriters fall in love before they find out they are working for candidates on opposite sides.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kevin Vallick
Julia Mann
Bob 'Bagdad' Freed
Wannamaker (as Mitch Ryan)
Paul Lazar ...
Jodi Carlisle ...
Doris Wind


Two political speechwriters fall in love before they find out they are working for candidates on opposite sides.

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Once in a lifetime, you meet that perfect, unforgetable, irresistable enemy. See more »


Comedy | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for one use of strong language | See all certifications »




Release Date:

16 December 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Apenas Bons Amigos  »

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$20,664,501 (USA)

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Did You Know?


Christopher Reeve and Michael Keaton have both played DC superheroes. Christopher Reeve played Superman in Superman (1978), Superman II (1980), Superman III (1983) and Superman IV: The Quest For Peace (1987) and Michael Keaton played Batman in Batman (1989) and Batman Returns (1992) See more »


Julia: Shall we speak the unspoken language of love?
Kevin: You mean the kind only dogs can hear?
Julia: Yes, the very same.
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House of Love (The Classic Philly Soul Mix)
Written by Greg Barnhill, Kenny Greenberg and Wally Wilson
Produced by Keith Thomas
Additional production and remix by Phil Nicolo with Mark Mazzetti
Performed by Amy Grant, Vince Gill
Courtesy of A&M Records, Inc and MCA Records
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Very enjoyable
30 January 2006 | by (Nyiregyhaza, Hungary) – See all my reviews

Although it won't win any awards, it's a light, cute romantic comedy that should be taken as just that. There are no twists and surprises, and unless you have an extremely weak heart, you won't pass out from tension.

Michael Keaten and Geena Davis, star as campaign speech writers who fall in love. The catch? They're speech writers for each other's opponents. Keaten for the Republican and Davis for the Democrat. You can basically sum up what the movie is about, and how it will end. There are no big surprises, and although these kinds of movies aren't normally my taste, I love this one. It has a certain quality that's hard to deny and the chemistry between the two actors is always there, and is very noticeable.

I would recommend the film the anyone. It's light-hearted and sweet. A great watch.

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