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A magical crab works wonders for a terrible chef's culinary skills, leading her towards the man of her dreams.

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Cast

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Lois McNally
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Jonathan Bendel
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Nolan Traynor (as Larry Gilliard Jr.)
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Gene O'Reilly
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Aunt Stella
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Valderon
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Chris
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Francois
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Gil Shapiro
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Ramos
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The Poet
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Mr. Mueller
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Ruth
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Storyline

A department store executive (Flanery) tries to resist falling in love with a young woman (Gellar), who he believes has possessed magical powers after inheriting a restaurant. Written by Lawless <lawless@smgfan.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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A bewitching romance. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for brief sexual references | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

5 February 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Magic Hour  »

Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,232,686 (USA) (5 February 1999)

Gross:

$4,394,936 (USA) (9 April 1999)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Sarah Michelle Gellar has stated that this is one of her least favorite films that she has been in. See more »

Goofs

A string can be seen attached to the crab as it scuttles through the market in the opening scene. See more »

Quotes

Chris: Tommy, what am I doing with someone like you?
Tom Bartlett: Me?
Chris: Me! With my perfect hair.
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For Judy See more »

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something lacking
25 December 1999 | by (San Diego, California) – See all my reviews

I love teeny bopper movies such as She's all that, cheesy 80 movies and so forth but this didn't live up to my expectations. For me, the movie didn't flow and didn't really draw me in. The pants that Sara Michelle Geller and her co-chef wore were hilarious but the movie lacked development in certain areas and began to remind me of a bad "Like Water for Chocholate" remake without the depth.


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