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Unconditional Love (2002)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Musical | 23 August 2002 (UK)
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After her husband unexpectedly leaves her, Grace Beasley (Kathy Bates) spontaneously travels to Great Britain to attend the funeral of Victor Fox (Jonathan Pryce), a singer she adored. ... See full summary »

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P.J. Hogan
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2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jonathan Pryce ... Victor Fox
Ashley Anne Ayer Ashley Anne Ayer ... 'Hitchcock Railway' Dancer
Kaja Stiglic Kaja Stiglic ... 'Hitchcock Railway' Dancer
Lisa Nicole Wilkerson Lisa Nicole Wilkerson ... 'Hitchcock Railway' Dancer
Kathy Bates ... Grace Beasley
Dan Aykroyd ... Max Beasley
Beth Littleford ... Morning Chicago T.V. Host
Amo Gulinello Amo Gulinello ... T.V. Station Intern
Meredith Eaton ... Maudey
Bitty Schram ... Waitress
Charlotte Zucker Charlotte Zucker ... Restaurant Patron
Susan Breslau Susan Breslau ... Restaurant Patron
Brenda Pickleman ... T.V. Guest Fighter
Karen Vaccaro Karen Vaccaro ... T.V. Guest Fighter
William Dambra William Dambra ... T.V. Guest Fighter (as Billy Dambra)
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Storyline

After her husband unexpectedly leaves her, Grace Beasley (Kathy Bates) spontaneously travels to Great Britain to attend the funeral of Victor Fox (Jonathan Pryce), a singer she adored. There, she meets the lover of the dead pop star, Dirk Simpson (Rupert Everett), and convinces him to return to Chicago, Illinois with her to find Victor's killer. Guest appearances by Dame Julie Andrews and Barry Manilow.

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If love takes no prisoners, somebody forgot to tell them.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, sexual content, brief strong language and some violence | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Kathy Bates and Jonathan Pryce were both nominated for 2020 Academy Awards having a reunión of sorts. See more »

Goofs

When Grace collapses on hearing that Victor Fox has been murdered, she drives her shopping cart into a display of Orange Slice soda. The sodas are clearly in plastic bottles, but the sound effect is of glass bottles being knocked over. See more »

Quotes

Dirk Simpson: Grace, I think this little adventure of yours means something.Or it's just another story you'll tell in the old people's home. Does it mean something, Grace? Does it?
Grace Beasley: I don't know what it means.
Dirk Simpson: I do. I knew what it meant the momenet you broke into my home and forced meals upon me.
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Crazy Credits

The closing credits tell us that "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head" was "sung a little by Kathy Bates" and "Climb Ev'ry Mountain" was "sung even less by Kathy Bates." See more »

Connections

Spoofs The Jerry Springer Show (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

Getting to Know You
Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II
Performed by Julie Andrews
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User Reviews

 
So Weird but so very great!!!
1 December 2003 | by PhilauraJSee all my reviews

My husband and I both loved this film. At first my husband was skeptical and asked how many points he got for sitting through this one. But after a few key scenes he was totally sucked in and by the end he was convinced it was one of the best movies going. Kathleen Bates has never been so wonderfully loveable and the rest of the cast is just simply fantastic. Thank you for this beautiful film.


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

23 August 2002 (UK) See more »

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Who Shot Victor Fox See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$489,075
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2.35 : 1
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