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For Better or Worse (1995)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Comedy, Drama  |  19 March 1995 (USA)
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A comic love triangle wherein Alexander falls in love with his younger brother's wife.

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A comic love triangle wherein Alexander falls in love with his younger brother's wife.

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No ordinary trip down the aisle. See more »

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19 March 1995 (USA)  »

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The film was originally called "Stranger Things". See more »

Quotes

Michael Makeshift: Who's Moe Jackley?
Valeri Carboni: Moe impersonates Tony Roy, the Elvis impersonator.
Michael Makeshift: I really don't understand. He impersonates an Elvis impersonator? Why doesn't he just impersonate Elvis?
Valeri Carboni: Because everyone in Vegas impersonates Elvis.
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All the crew involved in the music have the nickname Bob. See more »

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Nice little comedy romance - and my own fav HJO role.
29 August 2004 | by (Perth, Australia) – See all my reviews

This film directing debut from Jason Alexander is a corny but cute little comedy romance, looking at the perils of "the course of love" in modern western society.

It's also my personal fav Haley Joel Osment performance. I thought he had the precocious sophistication and natural intelligence to play a kindergarten kid who reads the Wall Street Journal, and gives psychological advice to a troubled guy rather well.

Well at least he faked it brilliantly (ha, ha)!

Not the most profoundest storyline, but still kinda fun and sweet. And what's wrong with that now and again, huh?


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