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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.

Director:

Norman René

Writers:

Craig Lucas (play), Craig Lucas (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alec Baldwin ... Peter Hoskins
Meg Ryan ... Rita Boyle
Kathy Bates ... Leah Blier
Ned Beatty ... Dr. Boyle
Patty Duke ... Mrs. Boyle
Richard Riehle ... Jerry Blier
Stanley Tucci ... Taylor
Sydney Walker Sydney Walker ... Old Man
Rocky Carroll ... Tom
Debra Monk ... Aunt Dorothy
Ray Gill Ray Gill ... Uncle Fred
Ward Ohrman Ward Ohrman ... Minister
Annie Golden ... Tin Market Musician
Frank Carillo Frank Carillo ... Tin Market Musician
Sally Murphy ... Bridesmaid #1
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Storyline

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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for language (sex related dialogue) | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Dutch

Release Date:

10 July 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hechizo de un beso See more »

Filming Locations:

Berwyn, Illinois, USA See more »

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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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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Alec Guinness originally was cast in the role as "The Old Man", but dropped out of the production. 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

Rita Boyle: ...life's a busman's holiday with you!
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Alternate Versions

UK versions are cut 2m 37s for a 'PG' rating. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Bob's Burgers: Brunchsquatch (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Stop, Look What You're Doin'
Written by Eddie Floyd and Al Bell (as Albertis Isbell)
Performed by Carla Thomas
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A Surprise Find!
10 December 1998 | by Giac-3See all my reviews

I actually got this movie in the theatre years ago. I have since picked up a copy of the video for my own collection. It is surprisingly engaging. I also think it is the best performance Alec Baldwin has ever given. You will care about these characters, and care about their happiness.


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