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Something to Talk About (1995)

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A woman's world is rocked when she discovers her husband is cheating on her.

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Wyly King
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Georgia King
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Jamie Johnson
Haley Aull ...
Caroline 'Doodlebug' Bichon
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Hank Corrigan
Anne Shropshire ...
Aunt Rae
Ginnie Randall ...
Eula
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Dr. Frank Lewis (as Terrence P. Currier)
Rebecca Koon ...
Barbaranelle
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Edna
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Kitty (as Lisa Roberts)
Deborah Hobart ...
Lorene Tuttle
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Grace Bichon, who is managing her father's riding-stable, discovers that her husband Eddie deceives her with another woman. After confronting him in the middle of the night on the streets of their small home town, she decides to stay at her sister Emma Rae's house for a while, to make up her mind. Breaking out of her everyday life, she starts to question the authority of everyone, especially her father's, thus causing a stir in her parent's marriage, too. Written by Thomas Meyer <i03a@zfn.uni-bremen.de>

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A story about husbands, wives, parents, children and other natural disasters.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for brief strong language | See all certifications »
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4 August 1995 (USA)  »

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Game of Love  »

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$50,892,160 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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The movie was supposed to be called "Grace Under Fire", but that was rejected because of Grace Under Fire (1993). So the movie was eventually named after the song "Something To Talk About", popularized by Bonnie Raitt. The version in the movie is sung by Therese Willis. The song was composed by Shirley Eikhard. See more »

Goofs

When Caroline is getting ready to ride Possum at an event, Dennis Quaid wishes her luck and calls her "Ladybug." Her nickname through the entire movie is "Doodlebug." See more »

Quotes

Grace: Oh don't you lay that on me! I have orgasms everyday I've just gotten so use to having them when you're not in the room.
Eddie Bichon: Well that's just GREAT!
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Features Family Matters (1989) See more »

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What Do You Want the Girl to Do
By Allen Toussaint
Performed by Vince Gill
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A total waste of good talent.
19 September 2000 | by (Shreveport, Louisiana) – See all my reviews

I am loathe to say something this negative, but must. One of the worst movies I ever have been dragged in front of the VCR by my fiancee to watch. It is not enjoyed but endured, especially, I would think, by males - as you will see for yourself (or, I hope, not). What was Robert Duvall thinking when he agreed just to go through the motions for this dud? And Julia Roberts?? The one note of hysterical she maintains throughout is not acting. At least the scenery in Beaufort, S.C. (also the location of "Big Chill") is interesting. Overall, what a disappointment.


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