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For Love or Money (1993)

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

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

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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Sound Mix:

DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

One of two films that Michael J. Fox starred in that took place in New York City. The other was Life With Mikey, which was shot in the Fall of 1992 and then released in Winter/Spring 1993. This film began production in the Spring and was released in the Fall 1993. See more »

Goofs

During the opening shots of Doug riding around NYC in a limo, he purchases a large stuffed giraffe. The only way it will fit in the limo is standing up through the moon roof. When the limo is shown from above while in the traffic jam before heading back to the hotel, there is no moon roof. See more »

Quotes

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

Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Bob Saget/TLC (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

In Your Eyes
Written by Marc Shaiman and Ramsey McLean
Performed by Bobby Short
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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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