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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.



Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. See more awards »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Wannamaker (as Mitch Ryan)
Paul Lazar ...
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

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

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

Gross USA:

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Christopher Reeve and Michael Keaton portrayed DC comic book superheroes on the big screen: 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 »


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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El Dos Negro
Written by Encarnacion D. Anaya
Performed by The Mariachi 'Oro y Plata' of Pepe Chavez
Courtesy of Forlane International
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9 June 2006 | by See all my reviews

I gotta admit, when I first saw this film, I didn't like it. I had a chance to watch again (being a BIG Michael Keaton fan), and hey, it's really good. Geena Davis, another wonderful actor, and Keaton, play off one another so well. And it's fun to think back on "Beetlejuice". She and Keaton again. And to watch Christopher Reeves makes one realize how we've lost such a great actor and human being. Watch for the early car scene when they've returned to the hotel early in the morning. It's a hoot. I also loved Charles Martin Smith; he's just good in everything. Remember him? He was the goofy guy in "American Graffiti". Yes, this movie has some corny laughs, but the majority are very funny and Keaton/Davis really connect; they are very believable. Don't miss the scene where Keaton and Reeves are talking around the pool table; that's also a gem. Enjoy this one; it'll make you laugh when you need a laugh.

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