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Prelude to a Kiss (1992)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance | 10 July 1992 (USA)
A couple fall in love despite the girl's pessimistic outlook. As they struggle to come to terms with their relationship, something supernatural happens that tests it.

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Leah Blier
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Dr. Boyle
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Jerry Blier
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A couple fall in love despite the girl's pessimistic outlook. As they struggle to come to terms with their relationship, something supernatural happens that tests it. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Rated PG-13 for language (sex related dialogue) | See all certifications »
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10 July 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hechizo de un beso  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,273,395, 10 July 1992

Gross USA:

$20,006,730

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,690,961
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Trivia

Alec Guinness originally was cast in the role as "The Old Man", but dropped out of the production. See more »

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When they were in flight they were over Lake Michigan. No flight path for either airport would have taken them that way. See more »

Quotes

Peter Hoskins: Je hebt erg witte tanden
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Connections

Referenced in Serial Mom (1994) See more »

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Someone Like You
Written by Van Morrison
Performed by Van Morrison
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Does he kiss the frog? Do you care?
8 June 2004 | by See all my reviews

Two very different people fall in love, get married and discover that one of them is even more different than the other imagined. What happened? Can true love triumph?

Watching this film reminded me of why I used to think Alec Baldwin was hot. Somewhere between then and now he forgot how to smile (what happened?); and in forgetting that, he hugely decreased his acting range (his nomination for Best Supporting Actor in *The Cooler* aside -- he doesn't smile in that film either!).

Back then, Baldwin was still capable of portraying whimsy & warmth, his character likable; Meg Ryan was still acting rather than playing her mid-90s formulaic "Meg Ryan" role.

Although its origin as a stage play kept peeking out in the style of dialog, the limited sets & the number of characters on stage at any one time, I like live theater.

Maybe that's why I LIKED *Prelude to a kiss*! Whatever. It snuck up on me. It's not *You've got mail*, but it's enjoyable entertainment, and a good chick flick.

Underrated.


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