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The Marrying Man (1991)

A millionaire playboy goes into Las Vegas and comes out married to a woman he barely knows.

Director:

Jerry Rees

Writer:

Neil Simon
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kim Basinger ... Vicki Anderson
Alec Baldwin ... Charley Pearl
Robert Loggia ... Lew Horner
Elisabeth Shue ... Adele Horner
Armand Assante ... Bugsy Siegel
Paul Reiser ... Phil Golden
Fisher Stevens ... Sammy
Peter Dobson ... Tony
Steve Hytner ... George
Jeremy Roberts ... Gus
Big John Studd Big John Studd ... Dante
Tony Longo ... Sam
Tom Milanovich Tom Milanovich ... Andy
Tim Hauser Tim Hauser ... Woody
Carey Eidel Carey Eidel ... Cab Driver
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Storyline

Rich playboy Charley Pearl meets Vicki Anderson, singer at a nightclub in Las Vegas. But she's a gangster's-moll, Bugsy Siegel's, and when he finds the two of them in bed, he forces them to marry each other. Charley was going to marry his girlfriend but when she finds out about him and Vicki, she leaves him. And Vicki doesn't seem to be his kind of woman at all... Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Every man has a weakness. For millionaire Charley Pearl she's blonde, beautiful and loves to say "YES" See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Music | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and sensuality | See all certifications »
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Stars Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger fell in love and married three years after working on this project. See more »

Goofs

At the beginning of the film, in the scene with the taxi cab, on close-ups the car has checkered stripe and on general view there is no checkered stripe. See more »

Quotes

Phil Golden: [narrating] And curiously enough, Charley's hunch about that computer thing actually paid off. Yeah. He now owns a small county in northern California. Well, they needed a big yard for all those kids.
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Connections

Referenced in Spin City: The Marrying Men (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

Honeysuckle Rose
Written by Andy Razaf and Fats Waller (as Thomas Waller)
Produced by Tim Hauser
Performed by Kim Basinger
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User Reviews

 
Great Hollywood tale! Funny and erotic!
1 May 2005 | by retibarSee all my reviews

'The Marrying Man' is one of the most underrated Kim Basinger-movie of them all. I have to admit that it's one of my favorite ones. I'm not a person of romantic comedies, but if there's a real beauty goddess in it (like Kim) who makes the whole plot sexier it's really worth to see it. The film is a typical classic-type Hollywood-movie with the sweaty plot of an operetta. The acting is great, the pictures are so colorful and Kim shines like Rita Hayworth in 'Gilda' when she sings the hit songs of Cole Porter and co. Those people who thinks that these kinds of movies are silly have to understand that people of this world needs these nice tales. It's a very professional kind of entertaining with glamorous stars. Kim is a great singer! 'Let's Do It-Let's Fall in Love'...with her.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 April 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$26,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,030,749, 7 April 1991

Gross USA:

$12,454,768

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$12,454,768
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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