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For Love or Money (1993)

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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... See full summary »

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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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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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PG | See all certifications »

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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

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$10,997,166
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Universal Pictures See more »
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DTS

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The second of two films that Michael J. Fox starred in in 1993. The other was Life With Mikey which had come out in Winter/Spring. 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

Doug Ireland: Nothing's impossible Albert. Impossible just takes a couple extra phone calls.
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Soundtracks

I Could Love a Man (Who Uses His Head)
Written by Marc Shaiman and Ramsey McLean
Performed by Gabrielle Anwar
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My hero!
19 May 2003 | by dwassermSee all my reviews

Some people have suggested that Fox's character in this movie is

just Alex P. Keaton all over again. I think they missed the point.

Alex was in love with money. Doug is not as materialistic; he

doesn't desire money for its own sake, but views it as a tool that

will help him realize his dream. Alex was self-centered. Doug

cares about other people. He is successful because he can

empathize with people and give them what they need. He is very

inspiring. This movie is described as a comedy, but I didn't find it very

funny; I cared about the characters too much to laugh at them.


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