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A Smile Like Yours (1997)

Greg Kinnear plays a carriage-shy husband in a romantic comedy about a couple trying to conceive a child.

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Keith Samples
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Greg Kinnear ... Danny Robertson
Lauren Holly ... Jennifer Robertson
Joan Cusack ... Nancy Tellen
Jay Thomas ... Steve Harris
Jill Hennessy ... Lindsay Hamilton
Christopher McDonald ... Richard Halstrom
Donald Moffat ... Dr. Felber
France Nuyen ... Dr. Chin
Marianne Muellerleile ... Nurse Wheeler
Sheridan Samples Sheridan Samples ... Holly
Barbara Larsen Barbara Larsen ... Woman in Window / Woman on Plane
Tony Abou-Ganim Tony Abou-Ganim ... Welder
Nick Scoggin Nick Scoggin ... Welder
Gene Nakashita Gene Nakashita ... Karaoke Bar Owner
Lewis Brown Lewis Brown ... Karaoke Act 1
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Storyline

A childless couple attempting to conceive discover that his sperm are "lazy". Several trips to a fertility clinic prove fruitless. Also, the wife had surreptitiously quit taking the pill and provided her doctor with a sperm sample before the husband agreed to start trying to have a baby. The deception alienates the husband for a time. To compound things, a female architect has the hots for the husband and lures him out of town on business at exactly the wrong time. Written by Tony Berkoff <aberkoff@hq.caci.com>

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A comedy about the inconceivable. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some sex-related material | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 August 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Una sonrisa como la tuya See more »

Filming Locations:

Alameda, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,163,576, 24 August 1997, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$3,247,524, 21 September 1997
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Greg Kinnear and Lauren Holly previously starred together in Sabrina (1995) a remake of the original film (1954) of the same name which starred Audrey Hepburn and Humphrey Bogart. See more »

Quotes

Jay Thomas: The only time I can count as a threesome is when I use two hands.
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Connections

References One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) See more »

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You Will Smile Only When You Turn Off This Rubbish........
28 August 2006 | by rbrbSee all my reviews

This is meant to be a comedy but mainly bad taste, and nothing remotely causing a smile in the film. The movie is about a couple trying for a child, and those people in real life who are in that situation will wince at the depictions that are portrayed. For instance scenes at a fertility clinic are not in the least funny and are quite frankly embarrassing. The male lead who plays a construction worker and in his hard hat comes across as a poor excuse for a reject from Village People. The female lead is trying to look 20 years younger than she is. Both leads come across as unappealing,unattractive and completely unconvincing. There are various ridiculous and totally unassuming gratuitous scenes in the film, for example with a budget airline, which is devoid of any humor. The only reason I give this 3/10 instead of 1/10 is one mark for Shirley Maclaine, who is a a class above anything else in the pic, and one mark for some half decent(albeit old) music.


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