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For Better or Worse (1995)

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

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Michael Makeshift
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Valeri Carboni
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Reggie Makeshift
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Stone
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Dwayne
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Ranzier
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Beverly Makeshift
Eda Reiss Merin ...
Rose
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Gray
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Dr. Plosner
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Danny
Tiffany Salerno ...
Cindy
Beau Gravitte ...
Bob
Una Damon ...
Bartender
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Morton Makeshift
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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)  »

Also Known As:

Holtomiglan, holtodiglan  »

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$41,628 (USA)
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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 »

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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Referenced in Curb Your Enthusiasm: The Car Salesman (2001) See more »

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A much under-rated comedy
20 July 2004 | by (san diego, cal) – See all my reviews

Hilarious. A real "sleeper." I never heard of it until it appeared on INHD TV. So many surprises (not in any particular order): Lolita Davidovitch gives one of the very best (perhaps THE best)comic actress performances ever. What a waste of talent that we've seen so little of her. Who knew James Woods could be funny at all, let alone as funny as THIS? He creates a sleaze, with no redeeming qualities, yet we can't hate him, can't help but sort of actually like him. There's no hint of the menace for which he became a star. Jason Alexander is touching and funny, but I already knew that. What I didn't know was his talent for directing antic comedy. Jay Mohr has never been better. Bea Arthur is perfect as the somewhat befuddled mother. Rip Torn is on screen for only a few minutes, but every one is a comic jewel. Even Joe Montegna (an actor whose talent has always escaped me)almost is funny once or twice. The script is marvelous, with enough throwaway lines to make another movie. I seem to be a party of one here in my comments, but those who watched it with me laughed as much as I, and liked it as much.


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