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Bed of Roses (1996)

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Romantic drama about a young career girl who is swept off her feet by a shy florist, who fell in love with her after one glimpse through a shadowy window.

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Lewis Farrell
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Lisa Walker
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Kim (as Pamela Segall)
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Randy
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Lewis' Mom
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Alice
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Simon
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Wendy
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Grandma Jean
Michael Haley ...
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Francine
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Bayard
Víctor Sierra ...
Jimmy
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Romantic drama about a young career girl who is swept off her feet by a shy florist, who fell in love with her after one glimpse through a shadowy window. Written by Jonathan Broxton <j.w.broxton@sheffield.ac.uk>

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See it with someone you love. See more »

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Romance | Drama

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Rated PG for mild language and thematic elements | See all certifications »

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26 January 1996 (USA)  »

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Amelia and the King of Plants  »

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$37,905,900 (USA)
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Trivia

There is an interesting Matrix connection here. Mary Alice who is the librarian would go on to play the Oracle in the Matrix sequels. Gina Torres is the partner of Laurence Fishburne/Morpheus. See more »

Quotes

Kim: He's the romantic equivalent of a night-light.
Lisa Walker: You say that as if that's a bad thing. I don't have time in my life for anything more.
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Referenced in Be Kind Rewind (2008) See more »

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Swan Song
Written and Performed by Matthew Sweet
Courtesy of Zoo Entertainment
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Romantically Sweet
9 October 1999 | by (Anderson, SC) – See all my reviews

At the time that this movie was in theaters, I didn't really want to see it, so I didn't. I later rented it on one of those nights where I needed a feel good romance.

Bed of Roses was that and a lot more. Christian Slater was amazing as a very rare male romantic, and Mary Stuart Masterson was also endearing as his love interest.

The only downfall was the trite script, but that was more than made up for by the wonderful acting, and the beautiful idea of the story.

It makes you really think about what love is really all about.

For a wonderful romantic movie that gives you a reason to go out and look for that special someone, see Bed of Roses.


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