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Regarding Henry (1991)

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After being shot, a man loses his memory and must relearn speech and mobility, but he has a loving family to support him.

Director:

Mike Nichols

Writer:

J.J. Abrams (as Jeffrey Abrams)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Harrison Ford ... Henry Turner
Annette Bening ... Sarah Turner
Michael Haley Michael Haley ... Court Clerk (as R.M. Haley)
Stanley Swerdlow Stanley Swerdlow ... Mr. Matthews (as Stanley H. Swerdlow)
Julie Follansbee Julie Follansbee ... Mrs. Matthews
Rebecca Miller ... Linda
Bruce Altman ... Bruce, Henry's Partner
Elizabeth Wilson ... Jessica, Henry's Secretary
Donald Moffat ... Charlie Cameron
Kamian Allen Kamian Allen ... Rachel Turner (as Mikki Allen)
Aida Linares Aida Linares ... Rosella
John MacKay John MacKay ... George
Mary Gilbert Mary Gilbert ... Julia
Peter Appel ... Eddie the Doorman
Harsh Nayyar ... Liquor Store Owner
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Storyline

Henry is a lawyer who survives a shooting only to find he cannot remember anything. As if that weren't enough, Henry also has to recover his speech and mobility, in a life he no longer fits into. Fortunately, Henry has a loving wife and daughter to help him. Written by Rob Hartill

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Taglines:

The story of a man who had everything, but found something more. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 July 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La fuerza de la verdad See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,146,782, 14 July 1991, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$43,001,500
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Paramount Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Seven years after writing and producing Regarding Henry, J. J. Abrams named his first child Henry. See more »

Goofs

When Henry's secretary pours his coffee the first time he comes back to the office, she tells him to say "when" and start pouring the milk. It immediately comes to the top but she continues to pour. Next you see a close-up of the cup with her pouring even more in the cup but it's not at the top. See more »

Quotes

Bradley: [recurring line] I gotta get me some of that.
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PIANO CONCERTO No. 21 IN C MAJOR
By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performed by Camerata Labacensis
Conducted by Kurt Redel
Courtesy of LASERLIGHT
By Arrangement with SOUNDS OF FILM, LTD.
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Have you people ever SEEN a good movie before? 'Cause this isn't one of them.
28 November 2006 | by BubbleHelmetSee all my reviews

Considering all the talent involved in the making of this movie (Mike Nichols, J.J. Abrams, the cast), one would have fairly high expectations of it.

One would, however, be horribly let down.

It's a hackneyed, shallow, almost insultingly lame movie. Harrison Ford's performance is just okay; I was particularly amused by the "slicked-back hair = evil guy, floppy hair = nice guy" idiocy perpetrated in the personal styling of his character.

I kept wanting a story that felt real, relatable, or genuinely touching to develop, but the whole thing was just painted in such broad strokes that the result was laughable.

The message of the film ("Sometimes it takes getting shot in the head to change you from an @- hole to a great guy!") is cheesy and obvious. This crew of folks is capable of producing much more complex art.

Sadly, this ain't it.


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