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I Love Trouble (1994)

Peter Brackett and Sabrina Peterson are two competing Chicago newspaper reporters who join forces to unravel the mystery behind a train derailment.

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Charles Shyer
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nick Nolte ... Peter Brackett
Julia Roberts ... Sabrina Peterson
Saul Rubinek ... Sam Smotherman
James Rebhorn ... Mando, The Thin Man
Robert Loggia ... Matt, Chronicle Editor
Kelly Rutherford ... Kim
Olympia Dukakis ... Jeannie, Peter's Secretary
Marsha Mason ... Senator Gayle Robbins
Eugene Levy ... Ray, Justice of the Peace
Charles Martin Smith ... Rick Medwick
Dan Butler ... Wilson Chess
Paul Gleason ... Kenny Bacon
Jane Adams ... Evans
Lisa Lu ... Mrs. Virgina Hervey
Nora Dunn ... Lindy
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Storyline

Veteran reporter Peter Brackett is enjoying new found fame after his book, "White Lies" is published. When he is asked by his newspaper "The Chicago Chronicle" to report on a train crash, he notices new reporter Sabrina Peterson. Brackett's complacency gets rudely shocked by Peterson's report for the rival "Chicago Globe." What follows next is a mad race between the reporters who then cook up possible events that lead up to the crash. After an initial spate of mad reporting, both settle down to get the facts straight, which leads them to uncover opposing information. When each gets setup to be killed at the same place, they escape, and then agree to work together. While they initially do not trust one another, they eventually come to work together to uncover the truth behind the train crash. Written by Thejus Joseph Jose

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Romance Was Never More Dangerous!

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Action | Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild language, sensuality and gunplay | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 June 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Volim nevolje See more »

Filming Locations:

Baraboo, Wisconsin, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$45,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$30,806,194

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$61,947,267
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

For the scene with the "wild goose chase", production staff had 500 geese imported from Iowa to Wisconsin. See more »

Goofs

During rainy highway "chase" scene the odometer shows the car traveling over 5 miles in under 10 seconds. See more »

Quotes

Sam Smotherman: My beautiful date, Nadia, has returned. Nadia, old pal of mine, Peter Brackett.
Peter Brackett: [smiles] Actually, Nadia and I have met.
Nadia, Smotherman's Date: Once.
Sam Smotherman: Well, you won't meet again. Adios, pal. Keep in touch.
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Connections

Referenced in Krzysztof Kieslowski: I'm So-So... (1995) See more »

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GOOD MORNING CHICAGO
Written and Arranged by Steve Tyrell and Bill Rechenback
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Competing reporters battle and compromise to find the secret behind a tragic train crash.
19 June 2016 | by jwruffin-64438See all my reviews

Though a seasoned reporter appears to have charmed many ladies on his way to notoriety, he meets his match in a pretty but wise female reporter seeking to get the answer to the mystery behind a train wreck. Villains pursue each reporter as they try to outfox each other and then team up to get to the truth behind the wreck -- a murder that is cloaked by the wreck's apparent cause.

Pure fun and naughty enough to enjoy. Julia and Nick made what could have been an okay mystery-comedy into total enjoyment. What great chemistry, even though the connections between villains and the plot could have been a bit easier to follow.

If you like either of these two, you 'll love them both as their affection grows with the urgency to uncover clues, solve the murder, and bring them together finally.


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