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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.

Director:

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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The shortest distance between two people is a certain smile. 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 | Cantonese | Japanese

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 Sabrina (1954) 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

Features I Love Lucy: Lucy Is Enceinte (1952) See more »

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So sweet, it hurts
29 April 1999 | by Tito-8See all my reviews

The best that I can say about this film is that it was mildly amusing at times, and that it was an adequate time killer. Unfortunately, this film is also so annoying that I wanted to slap these characters around. This is the kind of film that is so sweet, it hurts your teeth. The intentions were good, I suppose, but things get awfully tiresome when the dialogue is SO nauseating. When the two leads aren't together on-screen, this really isn't bad at all, but be afraid during those frequent moments when the loving couple starts talking to one another.


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