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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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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)
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Donna, Construction Secretary
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Juan Fuentes
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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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An impulsive love story. See more »

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

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14 February 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Un impulsivo y loco amor  »

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$29,291,566 (USA) (11 July 1997)
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Jennifer Lopez was offered the role of Isabel Fuentes but turned it down in favor of Anaconda (1997). See more »

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When Alex walks to the helicopter, he carries his bag and Kathy's. She gets on the helicopter and never takes her bag and he leaves with just his. See more »

Quotes

Alex Whitman: You are everything I never knew I always wanted.
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References Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) See more »

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La Martiniana
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Such an underrated film
6 August 2004 | by (Toronto) – See all my reviews

Alex Whitman (Matthew Perry) is a New Yorker sent to Las Vegas to oversee a construction project. There he meets Isabel Fuentes (Salma Hayek) and some serious chemistry brings them together for one night. But Alex doesn't see Isabel again until 3 months later, when he learns that she is pregnant. On a whim and a prayer, he proposes. However, there's more to marriage than a Vegas chapel and an Elvis impersonator, as Alex and Isabel soon learn… Overall, Fools Rush In follows the same formula of any romantic comedy - Two people fall in love and then a problem arises that breaks them apart for a period of time and then eventually one of them wakes up, the problem is resolved, they say I love you and live happily ever after. - I know, but I still absolutely love this film. There's just something so delightful and enchanting about it. Matthew Perry and Salma Hayek are both so loveable and the story is fresh and vibrant with a big heart. It's one of my all-time favourite movies.


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