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Only You (1994)

As a teen, Faith was told that her destiny is a man named Damon Bradley. Years later - Faith is about to marry another man - a Damon Bradley calls to wish them all the best. Faith blows off the wedding and follows Damon to Italy.

Director:

Norman Jewison

Writer:

Diane Drake
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Marisa Tomei ... Faith Corvatch
Robert Downey Jr. ... Peter Wright
Bonnie Hunt ... Kate
Joaquim de Almeida ... Giovanni (as Joaquim De Almeida)
Fisher Stevens ... Larry
Billy Zane ... The False Damon Bradley
Adam LeFevre ... Damon Bradley
John Benjamin Hickey ... Dwayne
Siobhan Fallon Hogan ... Leslie (as Siobhan Fallon)
Antonia Rey ... Fortune Teller
Phyllis Newman ... Faith's Mother
Denise Du Maurier Denise Du Maurier ... Dwayne's Mother
Tammy Minoff ... Young Faith
Harry Barandes Harry Barandes ... Young Larry
Jessica Hertel Jessica Hertel ... Young Kate
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Destiny. Faith (Marisa Tomei) believes that two soul-mates can be united if they find each other. From the Ouija board, she has found the name of her missing half, and it is D-A-M-O-N B-R-A-D-L-E-Y. Later, at the carnival, the fortune teller sees the name Damon Bradley in the Crystal Ball and Faith is convinced. She is told that "You make your own destiny,...don't wait for it to come to you", but she is looking for Damon. 14 years later, she is engaged to a dull podiatrist and plans to marry until she gets a call from one of his classmates who is on his way to Venice, Italy. The classmate is Damon Bradley. Rushing to the airport to see her soul-mate, she misses him and the plane, but decides, then and there, to go after him. So Faith and her sister-in-law Kate both board the next plane for Italy hoping to find her Damon. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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A love story written in the stars

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA | Italy

Language:

English | Italian

Release Date:

7 October 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Faith See more »

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Gross USA:

$20,042,048
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Dolby | SDDS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Robert Downey Jr. and Marisa Tomei reenact the infamous Mouth of Truth scene made famous by Gregory Peck's prank on Audrey Hepburn in Roman Holiday (1953), while at the Bocca della Verità in Italy. See more »

Goofs

At the very end of the movie, the plane shown is an Airbus A300. On take-off, it becomes a Boeing 727 in silhouette. See more »

Quotes

Faith Corvatch: He was eccentric, and not in a good way!
Kate Corvatch: You mean like in your way?
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Connections

Featured in At the Movies: Only You/Second Best/Pulp Fiction (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

O Sole Mio
Written by Eduardo Di Capua, Giovanni Capurro & Alfredo Mazzucchi
Performed by Quartetto Gelato
Courtesy of Sleeping Giant Music
By Arrangement with B.C. Fiedler Management
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Be kind, I love this movie!!
10 January 2001 | by Psyche-8See all my reviews

How did I love this movie? Let me count the ways. The locations were beautiful, and I have always thought that Italy was the place for romance - Venice, Rome etc. look gorgeous. It was romantic, so much so that if you didn't believe in destiny before this movie, you will afterwards. Robert Downey Jr and Marisa Tomei's characters seem so suited to one another, except for the slight problem that he has the wrong name! Any fool could see that they were in love from the moment they met! Love the scene when Downey Jr's character reads Tomei's mind about what she is to wear for her date. Audience are practically cursing the screen in hope that Faith and Peter will finally get together. Awesome, magical, glorious!!


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