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Sibling Rivalry (1990)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 26 October 1990 (USA)
A frustrated woman's life gets even more frustrating once she gets into an affair with a man who suffers a fatal heart attack after their fling.

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Marjorie Turner is suffocating. Her younger sister Jeanine has no ambition, and her eight year marriage to Harry puts her in constant competition with his family (all doctors), of whom he is also competing for the affections. One day, she snaps while food shopping, and beds a mysterious man, who dies during the moment of passion. When she forgets her wallet, a vertical-blinds salesman finds it, and things get complicated from there. Written by Allison L. Venezio <YankeeSNL01@aol.com>

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She did it. And boy, is she sorry.

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26 October 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bratsko suparnistvo  »

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$17,854,930
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This was a surprising hit in Italy where it was released under the slightly more intriguing title of "Brief Fling with a Corpse". See more »

Quotes

Marjorie Turner: It wasn't sex. It was good!
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Referenced in Seinfeld: The Dog (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

Bach Gm Fugue
Written by Johann Sebastian Bach (uncredited)
Arranged by Mike Marshall
Performed by Modern Mandolin Quartet
Courtesy of Windham Hill Records
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14 February 2004 | by See all my reviews

Sibling Rivalry is one of those typical late 80´s early 90´s movie that came along. Some people saw it in the theater and some people rented it but never came a cult hit or a box-office smash and has now been forgotten.

This does not mean that this movie is bad or movies of this sort are bad. On the contorary these films are actually quite entertaining and help you to get into good mood and this film falls into that category.

It is short, funny, exciting and has some great acting. Jamie Gertz and Kirstie Alley are great as the sisters and the supporting actors and actresses to a good job.

One of the things that bothers me is that they don´t show the cover that was used on the tape where I live where you see Kirstie Alley covering up her face with a blanket or a sheet. It is one of the all time greatest movie posters I have seen.


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