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Don't Go Breaking My Heart (1999)

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Well meaning friends try to persuade Suzanne, a beautiful widow, to remarry and the choice seems to be between Frank, a philandering dentist, and Tony, a sensitive, failing sports trainer who helps her son.

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Cast

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Tony
Linford Christie ...
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Suzanne
Ben Reynolds ...
Ben
Ace Ryan ...
Natalie
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Frank
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Nurse
Susannah Doyle ...
Diane
Trevyn McDowell ...
Sharon
Philip McGough ...
Douglas
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Richard
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Lynda Bellingham ...
Maxine
George Layton ...
Max
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Josephine
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Jenny Seagrove plays a widow who is defying her friends attempts to find her a new parter. Charles Dance is part of her circle of friends and decides that he is the one for her. He is also in the fortunate position that he is her dentist who just happens to use hypnosis on his patients. Having no luck using conventional methods to win her affections, he resorts to hypnosis which has unforseen and amusing results. Antony Edwards is a failing sports psychologist who gets caught up in the events through a series of chance meetings and the unpredictable results of the hypnosis. Written by Richard Cathcart <richard@fizfrag.demon.co.uk>

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A romantic comedy with hypnotic complications.

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12 February 1999 (UK)  »

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A Magia do Amor  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)

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£384,533 (UK) (12 February 1999)
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Screenwriter Geoff Morrow also wrote the Barry Manilow hit "Can't Smile Without You". See more »

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Loving and Free
Written and Performed by Kiki Dee
Courtesy of Rocket Records
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Quirky romantic comedy
16 February 1999 | by (New Jersey) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie during a recent trip to London as Don't Go Breaking My Heart. I was attracted to it because of my divine love of the TV series ER. But I found it to be a fun, slightly offbeat comedy about a rather interesting love triangle. It was one of those movies where the underdog wins, with a cute love story mixed in with triumph of the human spirit. Despite a few holes in the plot, I loved it.


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