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A Pyromaniac's Love Story (1995)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  28 April 1995 (USA)
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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. ... See full summary »

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Sergio
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Hattie
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Stephanie Potts
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Perry
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Mrs. Linzer
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Mr. Linzer
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Sgt. Zikowski
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Jerry
Floyd Vivino ...
Ass pincher
Babs Chula ...
Ass pincher's wife
Tony Perri ...
Man in car
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Lesley Kelly ...
Jail policewoman / Desk officer
Jennifer Rolin ...
Maid
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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.

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Comedy | Romance

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28 April 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Amor É Fogo  »

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$468,240 (USA)
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Johnny Depp turned down the role of Garet. See more »

Quotes

Stephanie Potts: Let me explain something to you about the world. I've seen it. And if you think that once you leave, men get smarter
[shakes her head]
Stephanie Potts: they don't.
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String Quartet No. 62
Written by Joseph Haydn
Courtesy of Associated Production Music
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Absolutly one of my favorite films
14 April 2004 | by (Philly, USA) – See all my reviews

This movie is exeptionally entertaining. It doesn't try to be anything more than it is, which is some thing in the romantic comedy vein. And don't take that to mean the movie is your typical Sandra Bullock chick flick. As a guy i am entirely enthralled by this flick. This is largely because of the cast. Billy Baldwin is definitly my favorite in this one. He's great at portraying a complete flake against John Leguizamo's straight man. The plot works great for me, with Baldwins odd behavior providing much of the thrust. I love the great Old New York feel the film has, which largely comes from the bakery and Sergio. In short i really love everything about this movie. Go watch it. Its on TV often enough, and a DVD recently popped up.


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