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When a Man Loves a Woman (1994)

R | | Drama, Romance | 13 May 1994 (USA)
The seemingly perfect relationship between a man and his wife is tested as a result of her alcoholism.

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Casey Green
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Amy
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Gary
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Walter
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Pam
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Madras Tie Guy
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Janet
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Shannon
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Dr. Gina Mendez (as Latanya Richardson)
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Malcolm
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Earl
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The seemingly perfect relationship between a man and his wife is tested as a result of her alcoholism.

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What Love Built A Secret Could Destroy... See more »

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Drama | Romance

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Also Known As:

Significant Other  »

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$50,021,959 (USA)
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The original title was "Significant Other". See more »

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When Michael approaches Amy and her family in the Asian restaurant, the caption says they are speaking Chinese. They are actually speaking Vietnamese. See more »

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Alice Green: That is a sad little ensemble!
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As the end credits roll, we see people socializing at an A.A. meeting. See more »


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Running from Mercy
Written by Rickie Lee Jones and Leo Kottke
Performed by Rickie Lee Jones
Courtesy of Geffen Records
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very touchy
6 August 2000 | by (Ont. Canada) – See all my reviews

OK, 1st of all, I`m not the type who goes for this kind a movie. I have seen it accidentally by borrowing a tape from a friend of mine, years ago. When the movie started, I said I`ll give it 10-15 minutes to.... "prove itself". And it did!!! The 1st 10 minutes of the movie are excelent. When Garcia approaches Ryan and they are acting like they "go for each-other". Everybody who watches this scene for the 1st time, will definitely fall for it.

I`m not going to "yeap" about this movie. It is so good(at least I liked it) that I ended up buying it. By now, I have rewatched it a few time and I still didn`t or couldn`t get "over it". Best family drama movie I`ve ever seen. 10 out of 10.


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