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She's So Lovely (1997)

After being released from a psychiatric institution, a man tries to redeem himself in the eyes of his now-ex wife from the events that led up to his incarceration.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Maureen Murphy Quinn (as Robin Wright Penn)
... Kiefer
... Lucinda
... Tony 'Shorty' Russo
... Georgie
... Cooper
... Leonard
... Nancy Swearingen
... Eddie Quinn
James Soravilla ... Avi
... Intern #1 (as James Bozian)
... Intern #2
... Carmen Rodriguez - Lady Ticket Taker
... Lead Singer
Tony Marsico ... Band Member
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Storyline

Maureen is pregnant and her husband Eddie is missing. Nervous, Maureen shares a couple of drinks with neighbor Kiefer, who tries to rape her and then beats her. When Eddie returns and finds his wife bruised, he goes ballistic, shoots a paramedic and is put in a psychiatric institution. Ten years later, Eddie is released and finds that Maureen has divorced him and is remarried with three children, one of whom is his little girl Jeanie. Eddie goes to reclaim his wife. Written by Katie Fisher

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The story of one outrageous woman. Caught between two men. Both of them certain of one thing...

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Rated R for strong language and some violence | See all certifications »
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29 August 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

She's De Lovely  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,036,081, 1 September 1997, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$7,221,836, 5 October 1997
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

First movie that John Travolta and Sean Penn did together. See more »

Goofs

Joey gets out of his Cadillac holding his car keys, but the car's warning beeper signifies that the keys are still in the ignition. See more »

Quotes

Maureen Murphy Quinn: [about to leave her family to go off with Eddie] I'll get my coat.
Joey: Bullshit! Looks like a lot of fuckin' bullshit!
Eddie: Hey, don't blame her! What difference does it make what she says, what she feels, what she thinks? For whatever reason, she belongs to me.
Joey: Yeah, you two pricks belong together.
Shorty: What, I'm a prick?
Joey: Not you. Her.
Shorty: What? Are you callin' your wife a prick?
Joey: All right. You two get out of my fuckin' house.
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Connections

Referenced in An Actor's Look at John Cassavetes (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

It's De Lovely
(1936)
(aka "It's Delovely" and "It's De-Lovely")
Written by Cole Porter
Performed by Psychotic Aztec
Published by Chappell & Co.
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Just like his old man.
3 January 2002 | by See all my reviews

Nick follows in the footsteps of his old man, John Cassavetes, who supplied the screenplay and you can tell because the down and out characters walk about with cigarette in one hand and a glass of booze in the other. This is a very simple tale of manic love told with care.


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