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 and Barry Manilow. 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 Max, Dirk and Grace are eating breakfast in the diner, the glass Grace is holding changes positions between shots. See more
Nobody messes with a dwarf in a red raincoat.
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
Features Sally Jessy Raphael
Can't Smile Without You
Written by Christopher Arnold
(as Chris Arnold), David Martin
and Geoff Morrow
Performed by Kathy Bates
, Barry Manilow
, Jonathan Pryce
and Cast Ensemble See more