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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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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

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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$20,664,501 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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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--
Kevin: --Or ...
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9 June 2006 | by (United States) – 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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