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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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Tony
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Jack Connor
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Dr. Susskind
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Debbie
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Maria
Mark Nassar ...
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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A comedy about a wife, her husband and his hit man. See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Drama

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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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20 lat... i ani dnia dluzej  »

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$13,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

ITL 55,401,000 (Italy) (4 April 1997)
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Trivia

Elizabeth Taylor and Paul Newman were originally down to play the parts later taken up by Cher and Ryan O'Neal. See more »

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The sandwich that Margaret is eating. See more »

Quotes

[two men are admiring a Rolls Royce parked near the sidewalk]
Young Man at Rolls: Nice Rolls. Beautiful. Incredible.
Young Man at Rolls: You see the line, though?
Young Man at Rolls: It's incredibly beautiful. I wonder what it costs.
Young Man at Rolls: More than we could ever afford.
Young Man at Rolls: Yeah, well, wouldn't it be great to have a car like this? Totally awesome.
Margaret: [looking miserable] It wont make you happy.
Young Man at Rolls: [realizing her presence] What?
Margaret: This car, it won't make you happy.
Young Man at Rolls: [scoffs] I'll look happy, though.
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References The Rains of Ranchipur (1955) See more »

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'Vissi D'Arte' from Tosca
Performed by Eva Marton
Written by Giacomo Puccini
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Not bad - Chazz carries it
7 March 2000 | by (Forest Hills, New York, USA) – See all my reviews

This was better than I expected. Chazz Palminteri plays a hit man set to kill Cher, and who was sent by her husband, played by Ryan O'Neal. But then once Chazz starts to talk to her, they seem to have this snappy discourse. (He can't just kill her - he's waiting for a phone call from the husband.) This isn't more than a nice-looking play (great house in Harrison, NY), and it's not suspenseful at all, but Palminteri's charm carries it nicely.

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