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Funny Valentines (1999)

A woman returns to her home town to sort out her troubled marriage and finds new happiness in the rekindling of a broken friendship with her cousin.

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Joyce May
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Dearie B.
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Ethel B.
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Dr. Thomas Holder
Peter Jay Fernandez ...
Danny
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Lauren
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Gail (as Kajuana Shuford)
Denise Burse ...
Brenda
Chris Dunn ...
Eobert Earl (as Christopher Dunn)
Debra Terry ...
Mrs. Watts
Von Coulter ...
Troy Watts
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Ephraim Lee
Christopher Ryan Dunn ...
Robert Earl (as Chris Dunn)
Ruth Beckford ...
Mrs. Coleman
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Young Dearie B.
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A woman returns to her home town to sort out her troubled marriage and finds new happiness in the rekindling of a broken friendship with her cousin.

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14 February 1999 (USA)  »

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En compañía de Daerit B.  »

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This second movie that featured both Alfre Woodard and Loretta Devine. Their first movie they did together was "Down In The Delta". See more »

Quotes

Dearie B.: Troy Watts! Bring your narrow a** outta there!
Troy Watts: [Comes out chuckling] I ain't nothing to say to you.
[Turns to leave]
Dearie B.: You get back here, or else I'll come in after you!
Troy Watts: What you want, retard?
Dearie B.: You hurt me once, but you ain't gonna hurt me again! You stay away from my family!
[Moving closer]
Dearie B.: You're nothing. You never were nothing, and you're never gonna be nothing, because you're empty in your heart! Now, it took me a long time to figure it out, but I know you tried to ruin my life when I was younger...
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References A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) See more »

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Heartfelt, warm, inviting,a must see.
29 September 2004 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

This movie is my favorite of all times. It hit so close to home. I feel this movie is one that almost anyone can relate to in some way in their own life. I was so moved by the seriousness of the characters. The closeness that they shared is practically unheard of now days. I love this movie for the wholesomeness, warmth, and family environment that it intells. I would recommend this movie to everyone I come in contact with. This is a movie that the whole family can enjoy. I almost felt the the characters were right in my back yard at times. The script was so well written, and the characters made it all seem so real life. I absolutely Loved it.


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