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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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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

Robert Culp was cast in this movie, but was replaced by another actor. See more »

Goofs

When Grace and Maudey order Guinness (like Victor Fox's last drink) in the bar, the glass is filled in one go and immediately served to them. Guinness is never poured in one go. The three quarter full glass is left for a couple minutes for the froth to settle, then topped up and served. Also the color of the beer in their glasses is too light for Guinness. See more »

Quotes

Maudey: [to someone who's staring at her] Why don't you take a picture? It lasts longer.
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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

References Don't Look Now (1973) See more »

Soundtracks

Over the Rainbow
Written by E.Y. Harburg and Harold Arlen
Performed by Jonathan Pryce
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An outrageous comedy with all the heart in the world!
11 May 2004 | by yossarian100See all my reviews

You know, people who make comedies so often forget it's really ok to be outrageous. Well, not this time. Unconditional Love has it all. Barry Manilow and a dwarf in a movie with Cathy Bates as the romantic lead...and it works. Not only does it work, it works very very well. In fact, I think it's perfect. I laughed so hard I think I hurt myself yet the main characters were all so human, so honest, and so very real. But isn't that where great comedies come from? Don't characters need real feelings, real emotions, and the ability to feel real pain? Well, they do in this movie. Unconditional Love is a movie you shouldn't miss, especially if you need a seriously good laugh, or you're at all curious about seeing the psychotic dwarf in the red raincoat.


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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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