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Faithful (1996)

R  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Drama  |  3 April 1996 (USA)
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A depressed housewife whose husband is having an affair contemplates suicide, but changes her mind when she faces death by a killer hired to do her in.

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Jack Connor
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Dr. Susskind
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Debbie
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Maria
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Maria's Boyfriend
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Young Man at Rolls
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Young Man at Rolls
David Marino ...
Little Tony
Steven Randazzo ...
Tony's Father
Olinda Turturro ...
Tony's Mother
Max Norat ...
Jewelery Store Salesman
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Saleslady
Chris O'Neill ...
Priest
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Storyline

For their 20th wedding anniversary, Jack gets Maggie a diamond necklace and a hit man. But when Tony shows up and, waiting for the signal from Jack in Connecticut to do the hit, he and Maggie begin to talk - perhaps Tony can come to value Maggie even more than her husband does. And when Jack shows up, things get very tricky. Written by Bruce Cameron <dumarest@midcoast.com>

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After 20 years of marriage, she thought she was the target of her husband's affection. She was only half right. See more »

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Rated R for language and sex-related dialogue | See all certifications »

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3 April 1996 (USA)  »

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$13,000,000 (estimated)

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ITL 55,401,000 (Italy) (4 April 1997)
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Final theatrical feature film directed by Paul Mazursky. See more »

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The sandwich that Margaret is eating. See more »

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Margaret: Ya know, there should be a law against 24 year old blondes with big tits named Debbie.
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References The Rains of Ranchipur (1955) See more »

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The Irish Wedding Jigs
Performed by Joanie Madden and The Yellow Jackets
Traditionally arranged by Joanie Madden
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Depression sets in early...
14 February 2007 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Anemic comedy-drama, an unhappy, seemingly rushed affair featuring Cher as a woebegone housewife who slowly makes friends with the hit-man who's been hired to kill her by her husband. Chazz Palminteri, as the talkative hired gun, adapted the screenplay from his own play, with stagy set-ups and back-and-forth dialogue that quickly tires the eye and ear. An air of gloom hangs over the entire project, and director Paul Mazursky can't get Cher out of her perpetual funk (she's listless). Despite all the top talent (including Robert De Niro as one of the producers), "Faithful" is fraudulent, with no substance to the story and characters who rarely come to life. *1/2 from ****


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