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For Better or Worse (1995)

 -  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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Larceny, lust, and lunacy. See more »

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Action | Comedy | Drama

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19 March 1995 (USA)  »

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Holtomiglan, holtodiglan  »

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John Amos got his big break thanks to Bea Arthur: had it not been for her CBS series "Maude", "Good Times" would have never seen the light of day. (Amos also has a connection to another cast member, Robert Costanzo: they both appeared in Die Hard 2.) See more »

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Dwayne: I can remember six or seven years ago, nobody ate turkey. Now, everybody eats turkey! Turkey burgers. Right? Turkey sausage. Hey, I used to eat ham and cheese, man. Not anymore. Now it's turkey this. Turkey that. Sometimes, I wonder what animal's gonna be next, you know? Duck. I bet you it's duck.
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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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