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Something to Talk About (1995)

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

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Wyly King
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Georgia King
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Jamie Johnson
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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)
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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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Trivia

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 »

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

Emma Rae: [to Grace, about Eddie] You married a guy whose nickname in college was Hound Dog. What did you expect was going to happen?
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What Do You Want the Girl to Do
By Allen Toussaint
Performed by Vince Gill
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Something to Balk About
18 November 2002 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

Let's see.. in a large bowl, mix together effortless acting, extremely overlit sets, a made-for-tv, afterschool special script, cliches about how all men are either pigs or ineffectual and all women know what they want, obligatory, gap-filling scenes involving an easy listening pop tune where all the major characters get to dance together and, finally, the inevitable soft ending where the world gets back

together, somewhat changed but somehow still the same, and you'll have this

"home ec" project of a film. I'm not sure which was worse; the film's existence, the money I paid to see it or the fact that Julia Roberts was actually paid $12 milllion to act out of this bag. That money should have gone to the "continuity department" to do its job and actually pay attention tot how many hairstyles Julia Roberts goes through in each and every scene.


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