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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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Kevin Vallick
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Julia Mann
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Bob 'Bagdad' Freed
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Annette
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Ventura
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Kratz
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Cutler
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Garvin
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Wannamaker (as Mitch Ryan)
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Dick
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Harry
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Tom
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Chuck
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Eddie
Jodi Carlisle ...
Doris Wind
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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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Once in a lifetime, you meet that perfect, unforgetable, irresistable enemy. 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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$20,664,501 (USA)
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Michael Keaton and Geena Davis previously starred together in _Beetlejuice (1988)_, where they both played ghosts. While they were antagonists to each other, they still shared a kiss. See more »

Quotes

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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Honky Tonk Crowd
Written by Marty Stuart
Performed by Rick Trevino
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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The Vidiot Reviews...
22 April 2011 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Speechless

Being a speechwriter must be very erotic, since you have to imagine your audience not wearing any clothes.

However, the only people that the speechwriters in this romantic-comedy want to see nude are each other.

Two insomniac writers, Kevin (Michael Keaton) and Julia (Geena Davis), form a sexual relationship during sleepless nights at an all-night diner.

Solidifying their relationship based on the knowledge that each other is in the writing profession, both are later stunned when they find out that they are being pitted against each other on either side of a heated political battle.

Matters are made worse when Julia's old flame, a hotshot war correspondent (Christopher Reeve), returns.

A sharply written love story that encompasses two strange bedfellows, Speechless delivers both bipartisan belly laughs and relevant musings on working relationships.

And while dating a rival speechwriter sounds hot, flirting through the elderly male candidates could get awkward. (Yellow Light)

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