First screened in Summer 1992 / Most recently screened in November 2015
Director: Michael Hoffman. Cast: Sally Field, Kevin Kline, Elisabeth Shue, Robert Downey Jr., Whoopi Goldberg, Cathy Moriarty, Teri Hatcher, Paul Johansson, Garry Marshall, Kathy Najimy, Carrie Fisher, Costas Mandylor, Arne Nannestad, Leeza Gibbons, John Tesh, Ben Stein. Screenplay: Robert Harling and Andrew Bergman.

Twitter Capsule: Farce that needs but lacks expert direction. Whole cast radiates subtle despair, as they realize Hoffman isn't up to this.

VOR:   Maintains a zealous fan base to this day, which is mostly down to the appealing if under-directed cast and the attempt, at least, at modern screwball farce. Still: expendable.

Photo © 1991 Paramount Pictures

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C

Golden Globe Nominations:
Best Actor (Musical/Comedy): Kevin Kline

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