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When a Man Loves a Woman (1994)

R | | Drama, Romance | 13 May 1994 (USA)
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The seemingly perfect relationship between a man and his wife is tested as a result of her alcoholism.

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Luis Mandoki
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Andy Garcia ... Michael Green
Meg Ryan ... Alice Green
Ellen Burstyn ... Emily
Tina Majorino ... Jess Green
Mae Whitman ... Casey Green
Lauren Tom ... Amy
Philip Seymour Hoffman ... Gary
Eugene Roche ... Walter
Gail Strickland ... Pam
Steven Brill ... Madras Tie Guy
Susanna Thompson ... Janet
Erinn Canavan Erinn Canavan ... Shannon
LaTanya Richardson Jackson ... Dr. Gina Mendez (as Latanya Richardson)
Bari K. Willerford Bari K. Willerford ... Malcolm
James Jude Courtney ... Earl
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The seemingly perfect relationship between a man and his wife is tested as a result of her alcoholism.

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What Love Built A Secret Could Destroy... See more »

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Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

When Meg Ryan first hits the booze in the opening scenes, she does so in San Francisco's famous Buena Vista Café in Fisherman's Wharf. It was here that America's first Irish Coffee was first created in 1952. See more »

Goofs

When Michael takes the bottles out to the trash, a cameraman can be seen slinking past the open doorway of the house. See more »

Quotes

Alice Green: I drink a quart a day. It's vodka so you couldn't smell it.
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Crazy Credits

As the end credits roll, we see people socializing at an A.A. meeting. See more »

Connections

Referenced in BoJack Horseman: The Horny Unicorn (2020) See more »

Soundtracks

When a Man Loves a Woman
Written by Calvin Lewis and Andrew Wright
Performed by Percy Sledge
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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User Reviews

A veryyyyyyyyy touching movie
28 July 2001 | by radwamedhatSee all my reviews

i saw this movie just yesterday but it really touched my heart and i really love but i agree with the opinion of one of the comments about the scene of the eggs it was useless and it didnt get to have any effect on the plot but andy garcia was perfect and u really liked the children too, about meg ryan she was as usual perfect, i advice everyone to see this movie because it will really touch ur hearts


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Vietnamese

Release Date:

13 May 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Significant Other See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$50,021,959

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$50,021,959
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Touchstone Pictures See more »
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Dolby | Dolby SR

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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