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'Til There Was You (1997)

 -  Romance | Comedy  -  30 May 1997 (USA)
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Two strangers, whose paths are always crossing, finally meet when fate steps in.

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Saul, Age 25
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Beebee, Age 25
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Gwen, Age 7
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Beebee Moss
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Nick, Age 7
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Betty Dawkan
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Vince Dawkan
Michael Tucker ...
Alexandra Theriault ...
Taffy, Age 7
Kimberly Paige ...
Taffy, Age 12
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TV Dad
Sean Bolvin ...
One Big Happy Family Member
Kenneth Flores ...
One Big Happy Family Member
Joette Hayward ...
One Big Happy Family Member
Mary Martin ...
One Big Happy Family Member
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Gwen grows up with her romantic mother constantly telling her the story of her courtship and marriage to her father. Nick grows up with an alcoholic father who can't hold a job and whose family, as a result, is forced to move all the time. The two are shaped by this - Gwen a romantic and Nick withdrawn, unsure of himself - as they watch the hugely popular sixties sitcom, "One Big Happy Family." Years later, it is the star of that show, now a child actor gone bad with a history of detox and people always saying, "I thought she was dead," Francesca Lanfield, who connects the two of them, after years of near-misses and almost encounters. Gwen is hired to ghost-write Francesca's autobiography, while Nick, becoming her lover, is the architect who is to design a building on Francesca's property. When Gwen decides to crusade to save Francesca's building, she writes letters to the newspaper which catches Nick's attention - and wins his heart. Written by Gary Dickerson <slug@mail.utexas.edu>

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A Sexy, Sassy Romantic Comedy for Everyone Looking for Love... In All the Wrong Places See more »

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Romance | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sensuality, language and drug references | See all certifications »
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30 May 1997 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,315,445 (USA) (30 May 1997)

Gross:

$3,478,370 (USA) (1 August 1997)
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Quotes

Gwen Moss: Love's cruel, Love's a flirt. Love has places to go and people to hurt.
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Spoofs The Brady Bunch (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

Don't Get Me Wrong
Written by Chrissie Hynde
Performed by The Pretenders
Courtesy of Warner Music U.K. Ltd./Sire Records
By arrangement with Warner Special Products
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This one got terrible reviews, but I liked it.
21 June 1999 | by (New York, U.S.) – See all my reviews

I recently saw this movie, starring Jeanne Tripplehorn and Dylan McDermott, for the second time on cable and I think it's a lot more interesting and original than critics gave it credit for. It does have a meandering nonlinear plot, and the lovers destined to be together don't meet until the end; these facts bother some who are used to a formula plot. It has been compared (unfavorably of course) with Sleepless In Seattle, but aside from the couple not meeting until the end, the two films are not at all similar; Sleepless (which I also liked) is much more conventional; every single scene is directly related to the inevitable conclusion.Til There Was You is actually more like You've Got Mail, where the predestined couple are foes before they meet. Til There Was You, however, is much more original and authentic.You do have to have patience with it; while it's part comedy, it's also a bit like real life; much of what happens is peripheral to the central plot. I liked this; you may not.It has several quirky characters, the most entertaining played by Sarah Jessica Parker.I am sorry that more people didn't like this; the harsh criticism will only encourage future screenwriters to go strictly by the book.


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