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Speechless (1994)

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

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Wannamaker (as Mitch Ryan)
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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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There are two sides to every relationship... Don't trust either of them. See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for one use of strong language | See all certifications »
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16 December 1994 (USA)  »

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Apenas Bons Amigos  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$3,969,048, 18 December 1994, Wide Release

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$20,664,501
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Keaton refused "Batman Forever" to do this film. See more »

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stage direction: [While riding in back of pickup truck to get gasoline]
Julia: Is that cologne?
Kevin: Black Flag. You know, it's manly, and as you can see, not a roach in sight...
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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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Well-Written and Well-Performed....
15 November 2009 | by See all my reviews

Robert King's intelligent writing, Director Ron Underwood's eased direction & Likable Performances by Keaton & Davis make 'Speechless' a great one-time watch.

'Speechless' has a interesting plot of of two opposites attracting to each other. The protagonists face-off each other as Speech-writers. The political portions, the humorous scenes keep the proceedings alive. The climax has a good twist and penultimate scene does get a smile in your face.

If there is something that goes wrong in here, that is clearly it's slow-pace. No it's not boring at all, but yet you feel some portions could've been easily edited, especially the character of the Late Christopher Reeve.

But there's no denying that this underrated flick deserves a watch. No it doesn't leave you 'Speechles', but surely manages to entertain.


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