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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
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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$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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Let's Stay Together
Performed by Al Green
Written by Al Green, Al Jackson Jr. and Willie Mitchell
Published by Irving Music, Inc. and Al Green Music, Inc. (BMI)
Courtesy of HB Records
Under license from CEMA Special Markets
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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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