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The Marrying Man (1991)

A millionaire playboy goes into Las Vegas and comes out married to a woman he barely knows.

Director:

Jerry Rees

Writer:

Neil Simon
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kim Basinger ... Vicki Anderson
Alec Baldwin ... Charley Pearl
Robert Loggia ... Lew Horner
Elisabeth Shue ... Adele Horner
Armand Assante ... Bugsy Siegel
Paul Reiser ... Phil Golden
Fisher Stevens ... Sammy
Peter Dobson ... Tony
Steve Hytner ... George
Jeremy Roberts ... Gus
Big John Studd Big John Studd ... Dante
Tony Longo ... Sam
Tom Milanovich Tom Milanovich ... Andy
Tim Hauser Tim Hauser ... Woody
Carey Eidel Carey Eidel ... Cab Driver
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Storyline

Rich playboy Charley Pearl meets Vicki Anderson, singer at a nightclub in Las Vegas. But she's a gangster's-moll, Bugsy Siegel's, and when he finds the two of them in bed, he forces them to marry each other. Charley was going to marry his girlfriend but when she finds out about him and Vicki, she leaves him. And Vicki doesn't seem to be his kind of woman at all... Written by Mattias Thuresson

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About to marry the perfect girl, suddenly he meets the girl of his dreams... See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Music | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and sensuality | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 April 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Too Hot to Handle See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$26,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,030,749, 7 April 1991

Gross USA:

$12,454,768

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$12,454,768
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Penelope Ann Miller was the first choice to play Adele Horner. See more »

Goofs

The film opens in San Francisco, 1956 and the on the wall of the nightclub (Dexter's) is an advertisement for KJAZ FM. That radio station did not sign on in San Francisco until August, 1959. See more »

Quotes

Charley Pearl: [after his friends find him at a night club near San Francisco] I got into this new business they got up here.
Phil Golden: What business?
Charley Pearl: They're called computers.
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Connections

Referenced in Carrie Fisher: Wishful Drinking (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

You're Driving Me Crazy (What Did I Do?)
Written by Walter Donaldson
Produced by Tim Hauser
Performed by Alan Paul
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Not as good as Notting Hill but close.
27 June 2000 | by overcast22See all my reviews

This movie is a great a movie, especially when you don't know what the crap it's about before you watch it. I really liked this movie because it really gets you feeling as if you've been in a love hate relationship for three years when all you've been doing is watching a movie for two hours. And these two actors are great, the fact that they liked each other in real life adds to the passion they are supposed to feel.

I'm tired of watching movies where people get divorced that seem so perfect for each other and in the back of your mind you think they should get back with each other, but in the occasion they do get back together, it suddenly seems like the problems they had befor disappeares, that usually makes it unrealistic. Thats why this movie is perfect, you want them to get together, which they do, and they still address the problems from before making this a superb movie. Since in my opinion Notting Hill his the best romantic comedy to ever be made and since this movie is only one notch bellow that that makes this a good movie. Maybe the reason I also liked this movie is because it mostly takes place in California which is where I live and love. But even if I lived in Australia I would still like this movie.


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