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She's the One (1996)

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The love lives of two brothers, Mickey and Francis, interconnect as Francis cheats on his wife with Mickey's ex-girlfriend, while Mickey impulsively marries a stranger.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Mr. Fitzpatrick
... Mickey Fitzpatrick
... Francis Fitzpatrick (as Mike McGlone)
... Hope
... Renee
... Heather
... Tom
... Connie
... Molly
... Carol
... Ron
... Older Woman
Eugene Osborne Smith ... Older Man
... Mr. Deluca
... Father John
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Storyline

How do siblings deal with each other in their targets? This is the question tackled in this movie. Blue-collared Mickey drives a New York taxicab since the breakup with his promiscuous ex-fiancée Heather two years ago. His younger, white-collared brother, Francis, cannot let Mickey forget the tragedy of the "hairy ass": (Mickey's image of his apartment floor of the guy having sex with Heather after walking in on them). Finding relief in driving his cab, Mickey meets an art student named Hope whom he marries after knowing her for only 24 hours. Mickey also meets his old lover Heather, and learns more about life itself as taxi fares in the course of a summer. Francis, a young Wall Street corporate raider, unhappy in his marriage to Renee and led by his infidelity, continues his shots at Mickey throughout the film, only to find himself a plot device that lends humor and lessons about marriage and brotherhood when he meets and starts an dangerous affair with Heather, despite Mickey's ... Written by Don Copeland <dcopeland@otb.com>

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A romantic comedy about two brothers... and the one thing that came between them. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for language, including sex-related dialogue | See all certifications »

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23 August 1996 (USA)  »

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Ella es!  »

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Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,088,492, 25 August 1996, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$9,449,219, 20 October 1996
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1.85 : 1
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Second part of actor/director Edward Burns' unofficial "Long Island" trilogy which began with The Brothers McMullen (1995) and concluded with No Looking Back (1998). See more »

Goofs

When Mickey and Hope come over to tell Francis and Renee about their spontaneous marriage, Renee's cigarette is obviously not lit, although it has been burned to create the illusion. See more »

Quotes

Heather Davis: He doesn't care about my past.
Francis Fitzpatrick: Is that because he doesn't know you were a hooker?
Heather Davis: He was my best customer.
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Connections

Featured in The Oprah Winfrey Show: Summer Movie Reviews (1996) See more »

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Angel Dream
Written by Tom Petty
Performed by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers (as Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers)
Produced by Rick Rubin, Tom Petty, Mike Campbell
Tom Petty appears courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
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More than your average Romantic Comedy
15 May 1999 | by See all my reviews

I'm not sure why I've rented this film 3 times in the last couple of years. The characters are well developed, Tom Petty's sound track is very good and there are the gorgeous gals of course (Diaz, Anniston, Bahns), but there's more to it. This is an excellent, but perhaps not classic, drama posing as a romantic comedy. It's about morality and responsibility in a time when there is no morality and responsibility.. about love and family in a time when the definition of these words has become blurred. It cuts pretty close to home at times.. and there are those beautiful women.


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