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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.

Director:

Charles Shyer
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Nick Nolte ... Peter Brackett
Julia Roberts ... Sabrina Peterson
Saul Rubinek ... Sam Smotherman
James Rebhorn ... The Thin Man
Robert Loggia ... Matt Grrenfield
Kelly Rutherford ... Kim
Olympia Dukakis ... Jeannie
Marsha Mason ... Senator Gayle Robbins
Eugene Levy ... Justice of the Peace
Charles Martin Smith ... Rick Medwick
Dan Butler ... Wilson Chess
Paul Gleason ... Kenny Bacon
Jane Adams ... Evans
Lisa Lu ... 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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

Julia Roberts described Nick Nolte as "disgusting" whereas Nolte said of her as "not a nice person." Roberts disliked Nolte's macho act, and was not shy or polite about letting him know. He, in turn, began deliberately engaging in it to piss her off during filming. 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: 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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Soundtracks

Bridal Chorus from 'Lohengrin'
Composed by Richard Wagner (uncredited)
Performed by Robert Shaw Chorale and the RCA Victor Orchestra
Courtesy of RCA Victor Red Seal, a division of BMG Classics
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Nolte/Roberts starpower make this...
8 February 2002 | by dwpollarSee all my reviews

1st watched 2/8/2002 - 6 out of 10 (Dir-Charles Shyer): Nolte/Roberts starpower make this rather convuluted, unbelievable story watchable. A very simple title for a very over-the-top complex story that starts with two rival reporters covering a train de-railment in Chicago and ends with having something to do with a chemical that helps cows produce milk at an early age. As silly as the story plot is, we follow Nolte as a well-known name for the Chicago Chronicle, and Roberts as a newcomer for the Chicago Globe with both of them having one thing on their minds - their egos!! The movie starts out slow but once the two heroes start acting like they're actually trying to work together, things heat up. The exchanges between the two are comical and classic at times. Roberts seems to always to be matched up with some of the best male actors in Hollywood and she usually comes out holding her own, this is no exception and the movie, it's ok too.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 June 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

I Love Trouble See more »

Filming Locations:

Baraboo, Wisconsin, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$45,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,827,002, 4 July 1994

Gross USA:

$30,806,194

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$30,806,194
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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