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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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 »


[Kevin and Julia are talking in front of a group of junior high school students]
Female Student: Is there much interaction between the two campaings? I mean, between Democrats and Republicans?
Kevin: [to Julia] Ah, I believe this is your area.
Julia: Uh, it's discouraged for campaigns to interact. For instance, if one speechwriter were to date another, they might reveal something crucial about the campaign. Some campaigns have spies for just this purpose, whose job it is to follow the speechwriter, and to seduce her--
Kevin: --Or ...
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Count Your Blessings
Written by Irving Berlin
Performed by Jack Sheldon
Arranged by Marc Shaiman
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Competent and easy on the eye romantic comedy
29 December 2010 | by (Surrey, England) – See all my reviews

Easy on the mind, on the eyes, and on the ears.

Geena Davis and Michael Keaton make the most of the best lines in the script, and support from Christopher Reeve is excellent. The film stutters on occasion and may be ten minutes or so too long, but it manages to keep you interested, just.

Watch for the continuity errors when Geena manages to get herself engaged during one short bedtime phone call. The ring that didn't come from the phone!!! And what an appearance by the red Morgan convertible, put through its paces by Davis and Keaton in more than one way.

Good for a night in with popcorn, chocs, and ice cream.

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