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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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Kevin Vallick
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Bob 'Bagdad' Freed
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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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Rated PG-13 for one use of strong language | See all certifications »
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16 December 1994 (USA)  »

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$20,664,501 (USA)
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Michael Keaton is seen wearing a Pittsburgh Pirates hat in the movie. Keaton is from Pittsburgh and an avid Pirates fan. See more »

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[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--
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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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perfect romance!
25 April 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie STILL remains my favorite romance film of all time! The yearning; the indecision; the misunderstanding; the confusion; the thrill of having to keep their encounters undercover; the fact they both landed at the same love song (No Se Tu); the "prove it" test Julia gives Kevin; and BEST of all, the SENSE-OF-HUMOR unites all the elements for a PERFECT LOVE story. I truly appreciated the character of Julia because she wasn't your typical woman rescued by a "rich-guy" as most romance movies have it. And how can one not melt for Kevin's vulnerable openness and the fact he was not intimidated by Julia's success but rather appreciated her for it. All my friends can have their "Pride and Prejudice", but I know better than to under-estimate the melting power of a funny guy. I should know, I married one--still chuckling 27 years and counting.


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