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Wishful Thinking (1996)

R  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  9 December 1996 (Spain)
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A story told from three angles. Max meets Elizabeth; they live together, but when she talks of marriage, he balks. He becomes extremely jealous, probably without cause, and thinks she's ... See full summary »

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Lena
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Elizabeth
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Donita
Isabel Gillies ...
Susan - Roommate
Mel Gorham ...
Lourdes
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Max
Joseph Mosso ...
Waiter (as Joe Mosso)
Lázaro Pérez ...
Ramon (as Lazaro Perez)
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Man with Cane
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Henry
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Jack
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A story told from three angles. Max meets Elizabeth; they live together, but when she talks of marriage, he balks. He becomes extremely jealous, probably without cause, and thinks she's taken up with a friend of his, Jack. Elizabeth, stung by Max's refusal to marry, catches Jack's eye, but the friendship seems innocent. Lena, who works with Max, likes him and realizes she can manipulate his jealousy and maybe engineer his split from Elizabeth. When she's sure Elizabeth is with a man, she calls Max at work, sending him home to confront the lovers. Then, Lena feels guilty and takes off for Max's apartment. What's really going on? Who's with Elizabeth? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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TRUE LOVE...Is Just A Wish Away!

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Comedy | Romance

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9 December 1996 (Spain)  »

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Botrányos szerelem  »

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Henry: I'm really surprised you called me.
Lena, the cashier: Well I had a really nice time with you at the party.
Henry: I did too with you, it's just, I was really sorry about spilling that wine on your dress. I could have sworn that bottle was empty.
Lena, the cashier: It was OK, I actually had a harder time getting the brie out.
Henry: Yeah, I mean you gotta admit after a couple drinks those things look a lot like a sponge.
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A unique love story that touches your heart and tickles your funny bone!
21 September 2000 | by (Illinois, USA) – See all my reviews

I know my one line summary was corny but I couldn't sum up my thoughts in one line. I originally saw this movie in order to see John Stewart and even though he's not the star of the movie, I enjoyed watching this movie and the other actors very much. It really compares what we "wish" for and how we deal with what reality brings to love and life. It had a very unique comical sense and plot. It's one of those movies that you'll be quoting for a while. I LOVED IT!!!


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