Something to Talk About (1995)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  4 August 1995 (USA)
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A woman's world is rocked when she discovers her husband is cheating on her.


(as Lasse Hallstrom)


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



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Wyly King
Georgia King
Jamie Johnson
Haley Aull ...
Caroline 'Doodlebug' Bichon
Hank Corrigan
Anne Shropshire ...
Aunt Rae
Ginnie Randall ...
Dr. Frank Lewis (as Terrence P. Currier)
Rebecca Koon ...
Kitty (as Lisa Roberts)
Deborah Hobart ...
Lorene Tuttle


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 <>

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


Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for brief strong language | See all certifications »




Release Date:

4 August 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Game of Love  »

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Box Office


£704,343 (UK) (19 January 1996)

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1.85 : 1
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At the final competition, as the little girl is walking from her dad back to Grace, the announcer calls the name of one of the horses, Have a Heart. This is the title of another hit song by Bonnie Raitt (original singer of Something to Talk About). See more »


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Wyly King: I may have fooled around a little bit, but I've never cheated.
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Underwhelming comedy-drama with A-list talent...
3 December 2005 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Sterling cast featuring not only Julia Roberts and Dennis Quaid, but also Robert Duvall, Gena Rowlands and Kyra Sedgwick, is a handsomely-made but rather ordinary, women's TV-type light drama (with barbed language added). Roberts plays harried working mom down South who discovers husband Quaid has been unfaithful; they fight, discuss divorce, fight some more, while Roberts gets advice from her well-to-do parents (they ponder the situation when the answers should be obvious). Pleasant cast nearly masks the fact this is completely rote material (with Sedgwick as Roberts' p.o.'ed sister who gets in the proverbial crotch kick). Pokey, overly-familiar, overlong film with too few laughs and too much inane banter. Photographed by the famous Sven Nykvist, who indeed gives the picture a rich, glossy look. ** from ****

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