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Miami Rhapsody (1995)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 27 January 1995 (USA)
Gwyn begins doubting her "yes" to Matt's wedding proposal, when she hears about her parents' and brother's adultery.

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David Frankel

Writer:

David Frankel
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sarah Jessica Parker ... Gwyn
Gil Bellows ... Matt
Antonio Banderas ... Antonio
Mia Farrow ... Nina
Paul Mazursky ... Vic
Kevin Pollak ... Jordan
Barbara Garrick ... Terri
Carla Gugino ... Leslie
Bo Eason Bo Eason ... Jeff
Naomi Campbell ... Kaia
Jeremy Piven ... Mitchell
Kelly Bishop ... Zelda
Mark Blum ... Peter
Norman Steinberg ... Charlie
Ben Stein ... Rabbi
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Storyline

Gwyn Marcus has always wanted a marriage like her parents. She has just accepted the proposal of her boyfriend Matt, but she has misgivings about their future together. Her fear of commitment grows as she learns of the various affairs that her family is having. With her sister getting married and her brother already married, her mother is growing concerned about Gwyn's being the last single person in the family. But the more she thinks about marriage, the more she must search for the balance between career, marriage and family. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sex-related plot material | See all certifications »
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Janine Turner turned down the role of Gwyn Marcus. See more »

Quotes

Nina Marcus: [as she and vic retire to bed, facing passionlessly away from each other, referring to her newly wed daughter and her husband] Right now they are probably humping like rabbits...
Vic Marcus: I sincerely hope SOMEONE'S humping...
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Soundtracks

(LOVE IS) THE TENDER TRAP
Written by Jimmy Van Heusen & Sammy Cahn
Performed by Mark Isham
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I stopped watching the SuperBowl for this! "The Great Movie Giveaway"
1 February 1999 | by J.R.-8See all my reviews

What can I say for Miami Rhapsody. First of all it is very Woody Allenesque but the thing that made those movie good is that Allen really hates himself ,and vents his frustrations on camera talking about all the things that happened in childhood and in his family life. Gwyn Marcus(Sarah Jessica Parker) character never gives any reasons for all her scarcasm she just goes on and on at a annoying pace. She has rich parents so here's my "One-Liner". My brother cheating on his wife so here's my "One-liner". Her character doesn't exist before the movie it like she's born yesterday.

She did not come from a broken home and was not abused as a child so why all the cynicism. A line did mention that she never went out much back in high school because she was so skinny "A Hat Rack" (her words not mine) If so she must have been "Invisible" because she still is skinny.

The movie wasn't so bad it had a good pace the scenes without Parker are actually great even though there are few not that's her fault. The flashbacks are well placed it would have been better if the Writer/director had taken five minutes just 5 min to build Gwyn's neurosis right in the being of the movie and then maybe a Flashback or two then I could have felt connected to her but instead the writer just hands them out to her and all the characters in the film like a lottery. Speaking of the lottery the studio must have had a raffle and the director must have won permission to make this movie in that contest. Finally I would however recommend watching this movie Miami Rhapsody" first and then W. Allen's "Husbands and Wives" second or"Manhattan" to Compare and Contrast the two.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 January 1995 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$71,421, 29 January 1995

Gross USA:

$5,221,281

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$5,221,281
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Dolby | Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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