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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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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

References Son of the Pink Panther (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

Love Will Keep Us Together
Written by Neil Sedaka & Howard Greenfield
Performed by Lauren Holly & Greg Kinnear
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The two good looking leads make the film very likable
9 February 2005 | by inkblot11See all my reviews

Danny (Greg Kinnear), an engineer, is happily married to Jennifer (Lauren Holly). Jennifer owns a specialty gift shop and designs perfume, on the side, to sell at her store. The one thing the couple longs for is a child but, so far, they can't conceive. This is in spite of the many planned trysts that Jennifer arranges for the couple almost every week. Finally, Danny agrees to see an infertility specialist, which hurts his pride, and on top of that, the new female boss at work is after him! Will the couple be able stay together and have the family they long for? This slight but very sweet picture is fueled by the power of the two leads. They are good looking, charming, and funny. Joan Cusack does her usual wonderful work as Jennifer's dear friend, and Shirley MacLaine makes the most of her small role as Jennifer's mother. The scenes at the infertility clinic are priceless, as Danny tangles with one very determined nurse. Those who gravitate naturally to the romantic comedy aisle will find this one very fulfilling. All others, by contrast, may find it superfluous.


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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

Gross USA:

$3,330,352

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,330,352
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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