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Chance of a Lifetime (1998)

TV Movie  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  29 March 1998 (USA)
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Irreverent freelance investigative reporter Tom Maguire hits rock bottom when bigot editor in chief Ivan refuses to print his pieces anymore and his bad back most be operated, but his ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Stan Ivar ...
Ivan
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Tom Maguire
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Irene Dunbar
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Lou
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Art Haber
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Doctor (as Charles Chun)
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Mrs. Dunbar
Julianne Christie ...
Melissa
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Ms. Wood
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Hannah
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Patty
Doug Carfrae ...
Maitre D'
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Katie
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Megan
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Amy
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Irreverent freelance investigative reporter Tom Maguire hits rock bottom when bigot editor in chief Ivan refuses to print his pieces anymore and his bad back most be operated, but his health insurance just expired. Sympathetic editor Irene Dunbar, feeling guilty she didn't save his job, volunteers for a fake marriage so he can use her insurance. The 'happy couple' in now constantly beleaguered by her mother and an insurance inspector, while each has his own affairs, but the co-habitation also seems to generate meaningful affection. Written by KGF Vissers

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Amor de conveniencia  »

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12 October 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I literally just finished watching it on you tube granted the premise of the movie has been done before, but this time the actors show a lot of depth I really felt the chemistry between the two leads John Ritter (RIP) and Katey Sagal, I loved it. As I was stating, It has been done plenty of times before but it was just so beautiful especially the acting from Mrs. Sagal was right on the money, as a woman I really found her character very sympathetic, like most of us women are trying to meet the right man at times is right in front of us, and we just don't know it well at least 97% of the time ,anyhow I love the ending to me, that was the most prettiest and priceless scene I have ever seen, very refreshing and highly enjoyable.


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