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Don Juan DeMarco (1994)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 7 April 1995 (USA)
A psychiatrist must cure a young patient that presents himself as Don Juan, the greatest lover in the world.

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Doña Inez
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Woman in Restaurant
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Grandmother DeMarco
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Storyline

Well-respected psychiatrist Dr. Jack Mickler is only 10 days away from his retirement. A week before he is due to leave, he encounters a young man who attempts suicide--would be a pretty straightforward case except the young man claims to be Don Juan, the fabled Spanish nobleman and world renowned seducer/lover of woman. Despite original hostility from his co-workers, Jack manages to persuade his associates to put the youth in his care for 10 days after which the youth will undergo an evaluation to be either released from psychiatric care or sent to a mental institution. However, as the 10 days progresses, Dr. Mickler and the other staff become gradually drawn into to the young man's exotic world of love, passion and pleasure as he recounts his story to them. Whilst doing so the man's philosophies and zeal for life and love begins to revive Dr. Mickler's somewhat passionless relationship with his wife, Marilyn as well as challenging his own views and ethics to the point where both he ... Written by LadyN1

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If you can't get laid after seeing this film, you can't get laid (from Australian video release) See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual content | See all certifications »

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7 April 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Don Juan DeMarco and the Centerfold  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$22,150,451

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$68,792,531
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

According to Johnny Depp, the hardest part about working with Marlon Brando was keeping a straight face. See more »

Goofs

As Dr. Mickler is interviewing Dona Inez, Don Juan's mother, now a nun, she has a tear streaming down her left cheek. In the very next shot of her face, the tear is streaming down the other cheek. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Jack Michler: Sadly, I must report that the last patient I ever treated, the great lover Don Juan DeMarco, suffered from a romanticism which was completely incurable, and even worse, highly contagious.
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Soundtracks

Loco Loco
Performed by Michael Kamen
Featuring Sol de Mexico
Words by Jeremy Leven and Jose Hernandez
Music by Michael Kamen
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Superb!
24 July 2000 | by See all my reviews

A superb story where patient helps heal the doctor. In this case by spreading a bit of his romantic affliction. When one is so utterly convincing in their fantasy, it can become charming and attractive. If you have one ounce of the whimsical in your soul, who can't help but be drawn in. A story so well written and acted by all involved, it has to get a perfect 10.


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