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Prelude to a Kiss (1992)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance | 10 July 1992 (USA)
A couple fall in love despite the girl's pessimistic outlook. As they struggle to come to terms with their relationship, something supernatural happens that tests it.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Peter Hoskins
... Rita Boyle
... Leah Blier
... Dr. Boyle
... Mrs. Boyle
... Jerry Blier
... Taylor
Sydney Walker ... Old Man
... Tom
... Aunt Dorothy
Ray Gill ... Uncle Fred
Ward Ohrman ... Minister
... Tin Market Musician
Frank Carillo ... Tin Market Musician
... Bridesmaid #1
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A couple fall in love despite the girl's pessimistic outlook. As they struggle to come to terms with their relationship, something supernatural happens that tests it. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Rated PG-13 for language (sex related dialogue) | See all certifications »
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10 July 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hechizo de un beso  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,273,395, 10 July 1992

Gross USA:

$20,006,730

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,690,961
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Trivia

The original stage production, a 1990 Tony Award nominee for Best Play by Craig Lucas, opened at the Helen Hayes Theatre on May 1, 1990 and played 440 performances before closing on May 19, 1991. See more »

Goofs

When they were in flight they were over Lake Michigan. No flight path for either airport would have taken them that way. See more »

Quotes

Peter Hoskins: What goes into one, Rita? A Long Island Iced Tea?
Rita Boyle: I'm sorry darling, I've forgotten.
Peter Hoskins: What, do you have it all written down behind the bar or something?
Rita Boyle: I'm on vacation.
Peter Hoskins: So you can't remember a drink recipe for something that I would like to order?
Rita Boyle: Peter, you're doing it again. You take a perfect situation and you pee all over it.
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Connections

Referenced in Grosse Pointe: Prelude to a Kiss (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

A Certain Smile
Music by Sammy Fain
Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster
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I saw it again 10 years later
23 June 2002 | by See all my reviews

It was so good. I agree that this is one of Alec's best performances. The fact the he grabbed down and kissed that old man is testimony to his acting ability. This is a movie about an old man and Meg Ryan, who kiss, then exchange souls. There is an element of comedy in this as well as wonder and mystery and a tad of suspense. I usually can't stand Meg "smiles" Ryan, but she is tolorable in THIS movie only. The highlight of this movie is certainly Alec Baldwin, who ALWAYS delivers the goods!!


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