After her husband unexpectedly leaves her, Grace Beasley (Kathy Bates) spontaneously travels to Great Britain to attend the funeral of Victor Fox, a singer she adored. There, she meets the lover of the dead pop star, played by Rupert Everett, and convinces him to return to Chicago with her to find the singer's killer. Guest appearance by Julie Andrews. Written by
If love takes no prisoners, somebody forgot to tell them.
Motion Picture Rating
Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, sexual content, brief strong language and some violence
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Did You Know?
Shot in 1999, the film stayed on the shelf until it premiered in the US on the Starz cable network on Aug 2, 2003 and then went straight to DVD. See more
When Grace collapses on hearing that Victor Fox has been murdered, she drives her shopping cart into a display of Orange Slice soda. The sodas are clearly in plastic bottles, but the sound effect is of glass bottles being knocked over. See more
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I'm British and I need a gun.
The closing credits tell us that "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head" was "sung a little by Kathy Bates" and "Climb Ev'ry Mountain" was "sung even less by Kathy Bates." See more
References Perry Mason
Written by Donald Lewis Dunn and Tony L. McCashen
Performed by Jonathan Pryce See more