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The Favor (1994)

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Kathy is married to Peter. Now she can't help but wonder how things could have been if she got together with her old boyfriend, Tom. Being married prevents from doing that so she asks her ... See full summary »

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Donald Petrie

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Harley Jane Kozak ... Kathy Whiting
Elizabeth McGovern ... Emily Embrey
Bill Pullman ... Peter Whiting
Brad Pitt ... Elliott Fowler
Larry Miller ... Joe Dubin
Ken Wahl ... Tom Andrews
Ginger Orsi Ginger Orsi ... Gina
Leigh Ann Orsi Leigh Ann Orsi ... Hannah
Felicia Robertson Felicia Robertson ... Carol
Kenny Twomey Kenny Twomey ... Mr. Lucky
Florence Schauffler ... Museum Docent
Elaine Mee Elaine Mee ... Chunky Woman
John Horn John Horn ... Pastor
Wilma Bergheim Wilma Bergheim ... Ladies at Church
Mary Marsh Mary Marsh ... Ladies at Church
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Storyline

Kathy is married to Peter. Now she can't help but wonder how things could have been if she got together with her old boyfriend, Tom. Being married prevents from doing that so she asks her friend, Emily to go to him and see if she can sleep with him then tell Kathy how it was. When Emily tells Kathy that things were awesome, their friendship suffers, at the same so does Kathy's marriage. Things get even more complicated when Emily learns she's pregnant, and she's not certain if it's Tom's or her boyfriend, Elliot. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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Taglines:

Two Women. Three Men. One Secret. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 April 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Um Favor Indecente See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$3,134,081
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Nelson Entertainment See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Damian Elwes, brother of actor Cary Elwes and producer Cassian Elwes, is the artist responsible for the paintings Elliot Fowler (Brad Pitt) creates in the film. See more »

Goofs

The viewer is led to believe that Kathy has blown up dozens of balloons herself, but the balloons are all on the ceiling, which would only happen if they had been filled with helium. See more »

Quotes

Kathy Whiting: I was kind of happy, in a miserable kind of way.
Peter Whiting: Is that worse than being miserable in a happy kind of way?
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Connections

Spoofs 9½ Weeks (1986) See more »

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Formerly forbidden fruit on which I fondly remember feasting
21 December 2006 | by Tenchi64589See all my reviews

I remember when I was around the age of 14, this movie used to be on once in a while... on basic cable! Every time it was on, I always watched and enjoyed every single minute. To this day, I still do.

This movie was the reason I wanted to learn how to play the harmonica... not to mention why I got into wearing flannel.

Let's face it: I'm a born romantic and I was hooked from the first watch.

I have it on VHS (which by the way, was a very difficult find) and I refuse to lose it.

I give this underrated great a 9 out of 10.


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