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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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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Nancy Marchand appears again with Harrison Ford as his mother Mrs. Larrabee, in the remake of Sabrina, with Ford as the male lead Linus Larrabee. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Henry is asked to identify different wooden shapes as part of his rehabilitation, a nurse removes the wooden circle from the table when Bradley enters the room. When we switch angles and see Henry's face, the wooden circle has not been removed and is still on the table. See more »

Quotes

[comforting his daughter on her first day of boarding school]
Henry: One of the things I do remember is my first day at school. There were all these weird-looking kids and I didn't know any of them and they didn't know me. I was scared, but after two days, we were all laughing about how scared we were. Everybody feels like you do, honey. Everybody.
[emboldened, Henry's daughter goes off with the rest of her class]
Sarah Turner: That's sweet, I didn't know you remembered that.
Henry: I don't.
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Connections

Referenced in Reba: Regarding Henry (2003) See more »

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WALKING ON THE MOON
Performed by The Police
Written by Sting
Used courtesy of A&M RECORDS, INC.
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Artificial piece with a screwy message...
10 December 2006 | by moonspinner55See all my reviews

One of those high-budget, yet relentlessly schlocky movie-star vehicles which both pander and condescend to a mass audience; the pedigree talent involved may well warrant a viewing, yet the film is so pompous it makes viewers feel like chumps for watching. Harrison Ford plays a slimy, self-absorbed lawyer whose life takes a drastic turn after he walks into a liquor store being robbed. Annette Bening plays Ford's spouse who helps her husband through a difficult period, and has a rebirth of her own. This is precisely the type of material director Mike Nichols would have thumbed his nose at twenty years ago; working here rather joylessly, Nichols wraps all the phony uplift in cinematic Saran Wrap. The self-deceit (and smugness) hanging over the film is like a gray pallor. *1/2 from ****


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