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She's So Lovely (1997)

Maureen is pregnant and her husband Eddie is missing. Nervous, Maureen shares a couple of drinks with neighbor Kiefer, who tries to rape her and then beats her. When Eddie returns and finds... See full summary »

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Maureen is pregnant and her husband Eddie is missing. Nervous, Maureen shares a couple of drinks with neighbor Kiefer, who tries to rape her and then beats her. When Eddie returns and finds his wife bruised, he goes ballistic, shoots a paramedic and is put in a psychiatric institution. Ten years later, Eddie is released and finds that Maureen has divorced him and is remarried with three children, one of whom is his little girl Jeanie. Eddie goes to reclaim his wife. Written by Katie Fisher

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The story of one outrageous woman. Caught between two men. Both of them certain of one thing...

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Rated R for strong language and some violence | See all certifications »
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29 August 1997 (USA)  »

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She's De Lovely  »

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$18,000,000 (estimated)

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$7,221,836 (USA) (3 October 1997)
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First movie that John Travolta and Sean Penn did together. See more »

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Joey gets out of his Cadillac holding his car keys, but the car's warning beeper signifies that the keys are still in the ignition. See more »

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Shorty: [Joey draws a pistol] Joey, it's not that kind of an evening.
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Referenced in An Actor's Look at John Cassavetes (2000) See more »

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I'm Not Perfect (But I'm Perfect for You)
(1986)
Performed by Grace Jones
Written by Grace Jones & Bruce Woolley
Published by Polygram International Publishing, Inc. / BMG Music Publishing
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Under license from EMI-Capitol Music Special Markets
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Great, crazy movie! Nick is following in his fathers footsteps.
22 March 2005 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

Sean Penn and Robin Wright Penn fall in love, but their lives are everything but stable. Sean Penn is sent to jail for a number of years and when he is released he returns to his love Robin Wright Penn. She is now married to John Travolta and they have several kids. Normally this kind of family business would take months or even years to solve, but these crazy people and kids settle everything in one day. This means emotions, actions and dialog concentrated to the very essence of these peoples lives. Quite fascinating to watch and reminding of the way director Nick Cassavetes' father John Cassavetes used to make movies. Sean Penn always puts his soul into his work and the other actors do a great job. This movie is great fun. Watch it!!!


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