Connie Doyle is eighteen and pregnant her boyfriend has kicked her out. She accidentaly ends up on a train where she meets Hugh Winterbourne and his wife Patricia who is pregnant. The train... See full summary »
Rose and Gregory, both Columbia University professors meet when Rose's sister answers Gregory's "personals" ad. Several times burned, the handsome-but-boring Gregory believes that sex has ... See full summary »
Connie Doyle is eighteen and pregnant her boyfriend has kicked her out. She accidentaly ends up on a train where she meets Hugh Winterbourne and his wife Patricia who is pregnant. The train wrecks and she wakes up in the hosptial to find out that it's been assumed that she's Patricia. Hugh's mother takes her in and she falls in love with Hugh's brother Bill. Just when she thinks everything is going her way, her ex-boyfriend shows up. Written by
Shannon Andrews <Shannon.B.Andrews@m.cc.utah.edu>
Despite having already lost 125 lbs, Ricki Lake was required to lose an additional 20 lbs before filming could begin. See more »
In the scene where Bill goes into Connie's room to find her packing, he buttons his blazer before sitting down to make a pro/con list. Later, while still making the list, his blazer is unbuttoned. (1 hour, 4 minutes into the movie) See more »
[to Connie/Patricia as she is leaving]
I don't know where you come from. But I do know this: You are as much as Winterbourne as I am.
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Excruciating, impossible comedy, an adaptation of Cornell Woolrich's story "I Married a Dead Man", concerns homeless, pregnant, and incredibly naive young woman (Ricki Lake, three years after debuting as a TV chat-show hostess) coming in contact with a wealthy Bostonian family who believe she's a relative of theirs. The wonderful cast includes Brendan Fraser, Shirley MacLaine, and an unbilled Paula Prentiss, but not even their lively efforts can make this script easy to swallow. Story previously filmed in 1950 and 1982; this version seems to have a case of "While You Were Sleeping"-itis, but Lake, while amiable, doesn't have the soft charm or the innate presence to carry a big movie like this. ** from ****
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