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Speechless (1994)

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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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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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Christopher Reeve and Michael Keaton have both played DC superheroes. Christopher 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 »

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[They are talking on the phone]
Julia: My old boyfriend had a tattoo, on the inside of his lip. Wanna guess what it said?
Kevin: Uh, "How am I driving? Call 1-800" and then a number? Did he have a really big lip? Was it Mick Jagger?
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Although it won't leave one speechless, this is an intelligent and humorous romcom
17 July 2006 | by (Toledo, Ohio) – See all my reviews

Julia (Geena Davis) is a longtime speechwriter, currently working on a senatorial campaign in New Mexico. Kevin (Michael Keaton) has just been hired to be the speechwriter for the opposing candidate. Both are insomniacs. Late one night, they connect at the hotel shop counter where they are both reaching for a bottle of sleeping pills. Sparks fly furiously. Neither knows the other's occupation. But, how long will it be before this big secret is revealed? And, isn't Julia engaged to a hotshot international correspondent anyway? This is a cute movie in a cactus setting. Davis and Keaton are funny and believable as the ace writers. A scene where they speak/duel before a group of school children is priceless. The supporting cast is nice, the script is quite good, and the costumes and scenery more than adequate. And, yes, the movie has some good messages about politics, wolves in sheeps clothing, and true believers. Although it won't leave anyone speechless, this intelligent, humorous love story delights its target audience very well.


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