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Reckless (1995)

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On Christmas Eve, a regretful husband admits to his high-spirited wife that he has hired a contract killer to take her out. She immediately flees. A nice couple offers her shelter, but everyone have dark secrets in this wacky movie.

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Female Reporter Re: Fire
Mike Heibeck ...
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William Duell ...
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Anthony Pagano ...
Small Boy In Therapy
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Host Tim Timko
Joanne Krispin ...
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Lisa Krispin ...
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On Christmas Eve, a regretful husband admits to his high-spirited wife that he has hired a contract killer to take her out. She immediately flees. A nice couple offers her shelter, but everyone have dark secrets in this wacky movie.

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Rated PG-13 for complex psychological themes and some disturbing images | See all certifications »
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17 November 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Aconteceu no Natal  »

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$103,351 (USA)
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Trivia

Reckless was first staged by The Production Company in 1983 under the direction of Norman René, who also directed the movie. It underwent some revisions and had other productions, with the first performance of the 1985 published version occurring on 14 September 1988 at New York's Circle Repertory Company, again directed by Norman René. More recently it had a Broadway revival. Previews began on 23 September 2004; the opening on 14 October 2004 and closing on 19 December 2004 after 77 total performances. Mary-Louise Parker who played Pooty in the movie, took the lead role as Rachel and Debra Monk repeated her movie role in the Broadway run. See more »

Quotes

Fast Tim Timko: Who said that you were most like blue cheese? Your mother or your wife?
Lloyd: That's my favorite.
Fast Tim Timko: Nobody's interested in your personal life, Lloyd!
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Spoofs Let's Make a Deal (1963) See more »

Soundtracks

Deck the Halls
Traditional lyrics and Welch melody
Arranged by Paul Osborne
Published by Prime Time Productions
Courtesy of Promusic, Inc.
By Arrangement with Ocean Park Music group
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Meandering Christmas dream-like dark comedy .......
10 January 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Mia Farrow is terrific as the runaway mom who slides out a window on Christmas Eve, after her husband contracts a hit-man to kill her. Thus begins a Christmas "black comedy" that ranks way up there on the strange scale. Farrow's predicament doesn't seem to alter her always pleasant and forgiving disposition. There are at least a bunch of messages hidden throughout the chaotic storyline that unfolds. Scott Glenn takes Farrow home to live with his paraplegic wife, Mary Louise Parker, where all three do an excellent job of keeping dark secrets from each other. The remainder of the film is a series of random events, that do little to crystallize the bizarre goings on. "Reckless" would best be appreciated by the "midnight movie" crowd, to whom it seems perfectly suited. Perhaps a midnight Christmas Eve showing? - MERK


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