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 Grace and Maudey order Guinness (like Victor Fox's last drink) in the bar, the glass is filled in one go and immediately served to them. Guinness is never poured in one go. The three quarter full glass is left for a couple minutes for the froth to settle, then topped up and served. Also the color of the beer in their glasses is too light for Guinness. See more
Welcome to Chicago, Dirk. You naughty confused boy.
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