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Only You (1994)

As a teen, Faith was told that her destiny is a man named Damon Bradley. Years later - Faith is about to marry another man - a Damon Bradley calls to wish them all the best. Faith blows off the wedding and follows Damon to Italy.

Director:

Norman Jewison

Writer:

Diane Drake
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marisa Tomei ... Faith Corvatch
Robert Downey Jr. ... Peter Wright
Bonnie Hunt ... Kate
Joaquim de Almeida ... Giovanni (as Joaquim De Almeida)
Fisher Stevens ... Larry
Billy Zane ... The False Damon Bradley
Adam LeFevre ... Damon Bradley
John Benjamin Hickey ... Dwayne
Siobhan Fallon Hogan ... Leslie (as Siobhan Fallon)
Antonia Rey ... Fortune Teller
Phyllis Newman ... Faith's Mother
Denise Du Maurier Denise Du Maurier ... Dwayne's Mother
Tammy Minoff ... Young Faith
Harry Barandes Harry Barandes ... Young Larry
Jessica Hertel Jessica Hertel ... Young Kate
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Destiny. Faith (Marisa Tomei) believes that two soul-mates can be united if they find each other. From the Ouija board, she has found the name of her missing half, and it is D-A-M-O-N B-R-A-D-L-E-Y. Later, at the carnival, the fortune teller sees the name Damon Bradley in the Crystal Ball and Faith is convinced. She is told that "You make your own destiny,...don't wait for it to come to you", but she is looking for Damon. 14 years later, she is engaged to a dull podiatrist and plans to marry until she gets a call from one of his classmates who is on his way to Venice, Italy. The classmate is Damon Bradley. Rushing to the airport to see her soul-mate, she misses him and the plane, but decides, then and there, to go after him. So Faith and her sister-in-law Kate both board the next plane for Italy hoping to find her Damon. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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A love story written in the stars

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Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild sensuality and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The cast was unable to shoot at the real Mouth of Truth as the nearby square was the target of a terrorist bomb shortly before they began filming in Rome, so the production designer built a replica. See more »

Goofs

At the engagement party Faith's fiancé is boasting a little about his knowledge of diamonds: he says it is amazing how many varieties of pure carbon there are crystallized as octahedrons. Actually there are no such varieties: the structure of diamond is not octahedral but tetrahedral. See more »

Quotes

Kate Corvatch: [Faith is parading up and down in the wedding dress humming the wedding march] Does it come with a soundtrack?
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Connections

Featured in The Statement (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Some Enchanted Evening
Written by Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II
Performed by Ezio Pinza & Mary Martin
Courtesy of The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization
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A great way to spend a cold winter night
4 March 2005 | by ppdjeanSee all my reviews

What a great romantic comedy set in beautiful Italy, not only are the actors Robert Downey Jr (so handsome and such a talented actor) and the beautiful Marissa Tomei amazing but watching these actors play out such a romantic story and doing things that we would never dream of, to find your one true love. All with her best friend by her side. Brings me back to being 13, dreaming of who I would marry and the romantic innocence of those times.

Its not only the romance but the friendships that give you that warm feeling inside, both the men and women in this film have a quiet kind ship with each other as when you see the three men sitting in the boat sharing wine, feeling rejected by women. ( I won't spoil that scene with anyones names) and the kindness of the hotel staff in later scenes.

These days so many movies and the reality of the news is full of war, violence and betrayal. Why not put all of that behind you?.. So sit back with your favorite snack, some hot chocolate & maybe your best friend and escape into love, romance, zany impulsiveness and disappear into.... Only You.


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Country:

USA | Italy

Language:

English | Italian

Release Date:

7 October 1994 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,711,738, 9 October 1994

Gross USA:

$20,059,210

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$20,059,210
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1.85 : 1
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