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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Peter Brackett
... Sabrina Peterson
... Sam Smotherman
... Mando, The Thin Man
... Matt, Chronicle Editor
... Kim
... Jeannie, Peter's Secretary
... Senator Gayle Robbins
... Ray, Justice of the Peace
... Rick Medwick
... Wilson Chess
... Kenny Bacon
... Evans
... Mrs. Virgina Hervey
... 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

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

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29 June 1994 (USA)  »

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Volim nevolje  »

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Budget:

$45,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$30,806,194

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$61,947,267
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1.85 : 1
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Due to all the strife between the two leads and the ways the production had had to accommodate it, Disney's marketing department scrambled to recast the film, which it had been teasing as the romantic comedy originally intended, into something more like a conventional suspense thriller. "It's gone from a Hepburn-Tracy Woman of the Year (1942) to The Pelican Brief (1993) in a very short time span," one competing studio marketing person noted before it was released. See more »

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

Quotes

Sam Smotherman: Pete, it's good to see you, buddy. I'm dyin' to read your book, man. When's it comin' out on tape?
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References North by Northwest (1959) See more »

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GOOD MORNING CHICAGO
Written and Arranged by Steve Tyrell and Bill Rechenback
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Nick Nolte and Julia Roberts together in the same movie
15 March 2008 | by See all my reviews

"I Love Trouble" is an okay romantic comedy with some charm in certain points. But that's all.

As a movie, it is generally watchable (at least during its first half). However, in the second half the movie seems to become way more slow, lame, goofy and with a notorious lack of interest and entertainment. Only the «crazy speed at the rain in the car» scene, the forced wedding scene and the thrilling ending (with some good action) are the good things about the second half. Other than that, not really. Why? Because before the thrilling ending, that sequence starts by taking too long to finally win some "life". Besides, there is a scene in a bar with dancing or country music, which is one of the most boring things for me in a movie. Not to mention that I don't see what's the point of both Peter Brackett and Sabrina Peterson keeping out-scooping each other.

Nevertheless, until the first hour the movie is okay and contains some good humor. Besides, Nick Nolte is great as Peter Brackett and Julia Roberts is not bad as Sabrina Peterson.

Overall, not a great movie, but certainly not as bad as they make it sound.


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