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A Pyromaniac's Love Story (1995)

PG | | Comedy, Romance | 28 April 1995 (USA)
A pastry boy and the son of a hair-piece mogul become involved in an arson scandal. Sergio is offered a bribe in exchange for taking the blame for the fire that destroys his workplace. ... See full summary »




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Cast overview, first billed only:
Stephanie Potts
Mrs. Linzer
Mr. Linzer
Sgt. Zikowski
Floyd Vivino ...
Ass pincher
Ass pincher's wife
Tony Perri ...
Man in car
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A pastry boy and the son of a hair-piece mogul become involved in an arson scandal. Sergio is offered a bribe in exchange for taking the blame for the fire that destroys his workplace. Garet, the real arsonist, is apalled that someone else would try to take credit for his act of love. Before long, Sergio and Garet become entangled in a zany love-quadrangle involving Hattie and Stephanie. Written by Brian Whiting <bwhiting@holly.colostate.edu>

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Warning: This is only a love story. Do not try this at home.


Comedy | Romance


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Release Date:

28 April 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Amor É Fogo  »

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$468,240 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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Johnny Depp turned down the role of Garet. See more »


Garet: I belong in a maximum security prison for men! Augh!
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String Quartet No. 62
Written by Joseph Haydn
Courtesy of Associated Production Music
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Embarrassed for the cast
7 August 2000 | by (Mountain Mesa, California) – See all my reviews

This was an attempt toward a romantic comedy, and one which did not work. Although the film was cast in an interesting manner, the dismal script betrayed the best efforts of all. The director's fey mannerisms may have succeeded if he had adopted a point of view. It was embarrassing to watch William Baldwin and, in particular, Armin Muller-Stahl.

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