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Woman Wanted (1999)

A new woman comes between a widower and his adult son.

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Emma Riley
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Richard Goddard
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Monica
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Gracie
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Peg
Sean McCann ...
Kevin
Jackie Richardson ...
Lydia
Jordan Zalis ...
Raymond (at 13)
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Michael
Jonathan Barrett ...
Daniel
Joanna McClelland Glass ...
Ariadne (as Joanna Glass)
Elaine Pigden ...
Marion
Rhiannon Benedict ...
Betsy (as Valerie Wynne)
Mauralea Austin ...
Maggie
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Storyline

Story of a woman (Hunter) who comes to work as a housekeeper for a widower (Moriarty) and his grown son (Sutherland) and of their attachment to her to the point that she is asked by the father to marry... to the dismay of the son who also loves her. But the animosity of the two men toward each other is finally resolved when she becomes intentionally pregnant, possibly by one or the other as she goes to bed with both men within a matter of days, causing neither to win her for himself, but both to become bound together because of the child. Written by BOB STEBBINS <stebinsbob@aol.com>

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »

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14 August 1999 (USA)  »

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Desmotes tou pathous  »

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Trivia

Kiefer Sutherland's mother, Shirley Douglas is in this film. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Richard Goddard: [answering the phone] Hello.
Emma Riley: Hello. I'm calling from Boston about your ad in The Globe.
Richard Goddard: Oh, yes.
Emma Riley: It says woman wanted, live in. Why are you advertising in Boston when you live in New Haven?
Richard Goddard: Actually I grew up with an Irish nanny. She was kind and generous and pleasant to be with.
Emma Riley: Are you married?
Richard Goddard: I'm widowed. I have a son in his twenties who's uh... he's going through some difficulties. He lives at home, and we need someone to help put our house in order.
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Soundtracks

Everything I Have Is Yours
Written by Burton Lane and Harold Adamson
Performed by Billy Eckstine
Courtesy of EMI Music Publishing
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Get the VHS - Forget the DVD.
30 June 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw the video first as a rental and loved it. Then I bought the DVD and was disappointed that 1)Kiefer Sutherland's name was removed as the director, and replaced with Alan Smithee and his version of the film, and 2)There were a number of important scenes that the DVD version deleted. Do yourself a favor and rent the video. The video makes sense whereas, the DVD version seems to skip about and leaves out key scenes which are essential for understanding and enjoying this wonderful movie.


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