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Don Juan DeMarco (1994)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  7 April 1995 (USA)
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A psychiatrist must cure a young patient that presents himself as Don Juan, the greatest lover in the world.

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Marilyn Mickler
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Doña Ana
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Dr. Paul Showalter
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Doña Inez
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Doña Julia
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Woman in Restaurant
Richard C. Sarafian ...
Detective Sy Tobias
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Grandmother DeMarco
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Dr. Bill Dunsmore
Franc Luz ...
Don Antonio
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Don Alfonzo
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Sultana Gulbeyaz
Esther Scott ...
Nurse Alvira
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Dr Jack Mickler, a psychiatrist, is only 10 days away from his retirement. A week before he is due to leave, he encounters a young man who attempts suicide- would be a pretty straightforward case except the young man claims to be Don Juan, the fabled Spanish nobleman and world renowned seducer/lover of woman. Despite original hostility from his coworkers Jack manages to persuade his associates to put the boy in his care for 10 days after which the boy will undergo an evaluation to be either released from psychiatric care or sent to a mental institution. However, as the 10 days progresses Dr Mickler and the other staff become gradually drawn into to the young man's exotic world of love, passion and pleasure as he recounts his story to them. Whilst doing so the man's philosophies and zeal for life and love begins to revive Dr MIckler's somewhat passionless relationship with his wife, Marilyn as well as challenging his own views and ethics to the point where both he and the audience ... Written by LadyN1

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The story of the man who thought he was the greatest lover in the world... and the people who tried to cure him of it! See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content | See all certifications »

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7 April 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Don Juan DeMarco and the Centerfold  »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$22,200,000 (USA)
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According to Depp, the hardest part of working with Brando was keeping a straight face. See more »

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When the Micklers are out to dinner, the waiter pops the cork on the champagne, and then instantly, they are toasting with full glasses. See more »

Quotes

[Don Juan does a flamenco dance at the beginning of his session with Bill]
Bill: [Clears throat] Would you, um, would you like to talk about why you attempted to kill yourself?
Don Juan: You want Don Juan de Marco, the world's greatest lover, to talk to you? What do you know of great love? Have you ever loved a woman until milk leaked from her as though she had just given birth to love itself, and now must feed it or burst? Have you ever tasted a woman until she believed that she could be satisfied only by ...
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El Toro Relajo
Performed by Selena
Featuring Sol de Mexico
Written by Felipe Bermejo
Selena courtesy of EMI Latin Records
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Every bit as great a performance as in "Pirates".
15 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I loved this movie. Within five minutes I was smiling and didn't break stride for the entire performance. Depp is strong in this role and very convincing as the world's greatest lover. Marlon Brando is funny and witty and is well supported by Faye Dunaway in the marital relationship of a couple heading for retirement and the best times of their lives.

Johnny Depp is perhaps one of the most versatile actors of all time. His performance is true and expressive and I just love his smile. I compare this performance to that of his character of Jack Sparrow in "Pirates of the Caribbean".

I have no problem, whatsoever, recommending this movie to everyone.


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