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Moonlight Mile (2002)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  4 October 2002 (USA)
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As he copes with the death of his fiancee along with her parents, a young man must figure out what he wants out of life.

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Cheryl
Richard Messing ...
Rabbi
Lev Friedman ...
Cantor
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Server #1 (as Robert Clendenin)
Jim Fyfe ...
Server #2
Mary Ellen Trainor ...
Mrs. Meyerson
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Marcia Mitzman Gaven ...
Fashion Plate
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Stan Michaels
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Diana Floss
Gary Hetzler ...
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A young man lingers in the family home of his fiancee, after her accidental death. While grieving along with her parents and drawn into legal issues presented by a district attorney seeking justice for the family, he finds himself falling in love with another woman, against his own best intentions. Written by Eileen Peterson, unit publicist

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In life and love, expect the unexpected.

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Rated PG-13 for some sensuality and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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4 October 2002 (USA)  »

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Baby's in Black  »

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Budget:

$21,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$109,295 (Japan) (27 June 2003)

Gross:

$380,376 (Japan) (11 July 2003)
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When Joe Nast and Ben Floss are walking down the street, the car holding the camera is reflected in the storefront windows. See more »

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June Mulcahey: [referring to Diana's death] He didn't tell me that you were
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June Mulcahey: still tied up in all that?
Joe Nast: Really?
June Mulcahey: No.
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, Ralph Middlebrooks, Marvin Pierce and Willie Beck (as William Beck)
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Charming and engaging, NOT for weak-minded action nuts.
22 May 2004 | by See all my reviews

This movie was a surprise to me. Tuned it in on HBO and enjoyed the entire movie, laughing out loud at several surprise parts. The characters run the gamut of emotions, and those who did not enjoy this movie never took the time to gauge the feelings of the characters involved. Ellen Pompeo's character is fabulous, Dustin Hoffman's whole demeanor shows a father's grief, but in his own way.

I highly recommend this movie to those who take a little time to read the characters, and who don't expect the director and writer to spell it all out for them.

Enjoy!


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