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After a one night stand with Isabel, Alex realizes that she is pregnant and they decide to get married. However, along with the marriage comes compromise of one's own cultural traditions.

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Cast

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Jeff
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Chuy (as Carlos Gomez)
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Tomas Fuentes
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Lanie
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Richard Whitman
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Judd Marshall
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Cathy Stewart
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Amalia
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Nan Whitman
Angelina Torres ...
Great Grandma (as Angelina Calderon Torres)
Debby Shively ...
Donna, Construction Secretary
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Juan Fuentes
Annie Combs ...
Dr. Lisa Barnes, OBGYN
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Storyline

Sparks fly and cultures collide in this romantic comedy about a casual night of passion that turns into the love of a lifetime. Alex Whitman is a New Yorker sent to Las Vegas to oversee a construction project. There he meets Isabel Fuentes, and some serious chemistry brings them together for one night. But Alex doesn't see Isabel again until three months later, when he learns she is pregnant. On a whim and prayer, he proposes. However, there's more to marriage than a Vegas chapel and an Elvis impersonator, as Alex and Isabel soon learn. Written by Robert Lynch <docrlynch@yahoo.com>

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What if finding the love of your life meant changing the life that you loved? See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sensuality and brief language | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

14 February 1997 (USA)  »

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Fools Rush In  »

Box Office

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$29,291,566 (USA) (11 July 1997)
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The role of Alex's (Matthew Perry) father is played by John Bennett Perry, who is actually Matthew Perry's father. See more »

Goofs

When Isabella drops Alex off after meeting her family, she pulls her truck in one way and her tires are facing one way. But when she backs up her tires are facing the opposite direction, making it easier for her to back up. See more »

Quotes

[at the hospital]
Alex Whitman: Are you okay?
Isabel Fuentes: I'm all right.
Alex Whitman: Is the baby okay?
Isabel Fuentes: There is no baby.
Alex Whitman: What?
Isabel Fuentes: If I hadn't been pregnant, I wouldn't have gone to your house and we wouldn't have gotten married. The baby was the reason for us to be together.
Alex Whitman: Not true.
Isabel Fuentes: I thought it was fate. But it was just a stupid, superstitious dream. There are no signs, Alex. We're different and always will be.
Alex Whitman: So what are you saying?
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References The Shawshank Redemption (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Mi Tierra
Written by Estéfano (as F. "Estefano" Salgado)
Performed by Gloria Estefan
Courtesy of Epic Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Wow
30 August 2004 | by (LA, California) – See all my reviews

Ooo, I absolutely love this movie! it was funny, cute, sexy, and it also made me cry. I love Matthew Perry, though, so that's probably 97% of why I like this movie. If you aren't a Matthew Perry fan, or an S. Hayek fan, then this probably isn't for you. But it was really good anyway. I loved the proposal part of the movie. This was a movie that I taped from TV, then watched, and I'm really glad I did. I don't know if this is a movie you would want to buy, but I highly recommend taping it if its on. I love Matthew Perry's acting, and I love this movie. This is a really good movie to see with your girlfriends, cause its a real chich flick-but laugh out loud funny.


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