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For Love or Money (1993)

Doug's a concierge at a luxury hotel on Manhattan. He saves all his tips towards his plan for a hotel. A potential investor seduces the girl, Doug loves, with false promises of leaving his wife. Doug's dilemma: hotel project or girl?

Director:

Barry Sonnenfeld

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael J. Fox ... Doug Ireland
Gabrielle Anwar ... Andy Hart
Anthony Higgins ... Christian Hanover
Michael Tucker ... Harry Wegman
Bob Balaban ... Ed Drinkwater
Isaac Mizrahi ... Julian Russell
Patrick Breen ... Gary Taubin
Udo Kier ... Mr. Himmelman
Simon Jones ... Albert
Dianne Brill Dianne Brill ... Gloria
Dan Hedaya ... Gene Salvatore
Susan Blommaert ... Charlotte
Fyvush Finkel ... Milton Glickman
Mike Moyer ... Charlie the Doorman
Saverio Guerra ... Carmen
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Storyline

Doug is a young man who works all day as a concierge at a luxurious hotel, saving money to make his own business. Unfortunately, when he finds the financial supporter he needs, he discovers that his "savior" is having an affair with the woman he loves. Now, he must choose between money and love. Written by Chris Makrozahopoulos <makzax@hotmail.com>

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Taglines:

He thought there was nothing as seductive as money. He was wrong. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Trivia

The majority of the filming took place around Midtown Manhattan for the hotel scenes, Barney's Department Store where Gabrielle Anwar's character works, the Central Park scenes, FAO Schwartz, the jazz club and where Doug chats up with Freddy the horse carrarige rider. While other scenes such as Christian's Mansion in the Hamptons, Doug and Andy's apartments in the city and Doug's dream hotel site in Roosevelt Island were shot not too far away. See more »

Goofs

When Christian meets Andy in the hotel room for the first time, he removes his wedding ring while talking to Doug. When Andy enters the room Christian has the ring on. See more »

Quotes

Benny the Jewler: May you have a tumor on your head that looks like a derby!
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Connections

References Donahue (1967) See more »

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Mama
Written by Thierry Plas and Mich Van Hauten
Performed by Little Sister
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Typical yet different
20 September 2000 | by JBoze313See all my reviews

I must say, this is one of my all time favorite movies. I don't know why, but I sincerely love this film. Michael J. Fox's character is really likeable, and I find myself praying that he'll make the right moves all thru the movie. I must add to this comment my love for the score of For Love Or Money. The music, written by Bruce Broughton is just awesome, and it completely sets the perfect tone for the many different scenes. I especially love the music when Fox's character is walking down the subway steps after leaving work. This is a great movie to watch with someone you love. I would definitely recommend it.


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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 October 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Concierge See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,016,220, 3 October 1993

Gross USA:

$11,146,270

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$11,146,270
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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