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Love Affair (1994)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 21 October 1994 (USA)
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Ex-football star Mike Gambril meets Terry McKay on a flight to Sydney, which is forced to land on a small atoll. Both engaged to others, they become romantic on board the ship sent to take ... See full summary »

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Glenn Gordon Caron
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Warren Beatty ... Mike Gambril
Annette Bening ... Terry McKay
Katharine Hepburn ... Ginny
Garry Shandling ... Kip DeMay
Chloe Webb ... Tina Wilson
Pierce Brosnan ... Ken Allen
Kate Capshaw ... Lynn Weaver
Paul Mazursky ... Herb Stillman
Brenda Vaccaro ... Nora Stillman
Glenn Shadix ... Anthony Rotundo
Barry Miller ... Robert Crosley
Harold Ramis ... Sheldon Blumenthal
Linda Wallem ... Lorraine
Meagen Fay ... SSA Flight Attendant
Ray Girardin Ray Girardin ... Wally Tripp
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Storyline

Ex-football star Mike Gambril meets Terry McKay on a flight to Sydney, which is forced to land on a small atoll. Both engaged to others, they become romantic on board the ship sent to take the passengers to a larger island. They agree to meet in New York City three months later to see if the attraction is real. One shows up, the other doesn't, but they run into each other afterwards. Written by Ron Kerrigan <mvg@whidbey.com>

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for one use of strong language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 October 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ljubavna afera See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,438,758, 23 October 1994

Gross USA:

$18,272,894

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$18,272,894
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Mulholland Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Carrie Fisher was an uncredited script doctor on the film. See more »

Goofs

During the conversation between Terry and Mike on the ship deck just before they dance, the layout of Terry's hands does not match from shot to shot. See more »

Quotes

Ginny: The trick in life isn't getting what you want, my dear, it's wanting it after you get it.
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Connections

Version of Love Affair (1939) See more »

Soundtracks

Life Is So Peculiar
Written by Johnny Burke and Jimmy Van Heusen
Performed by Louis Jordan (with Louis Armstrong)
Courtesy of MCA Records
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There's Something About Music
4 May 2000 | by albechriSee all my reviews

The movie started as a usual affair movie. Yet it went along straight in the middle and peaking up after it.

One thing to be noted is the affection made by the music. It dominate the movie and swing our mood back and forth. And the tune Katherine Hepburn 'played' on piano really works well, with an additional song 'I Will' from the Beatles which turns out to be the movie secondary theme.

The original movie has been remade before this, and many other movie uses the original 'Love Affair' as an additional magnet to it. It isn't too hard to guess where the storyline went.

But the ending still caught us in deep emotion. We strongly feel love in it.

Recommended for Saturday evening movie with your spouse alone.


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