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William Hurt

William Hurt

Tom Grunick
Albert Brooks

Albert Brooks

Aaron Altman
Holly Hunter

Holly Hunter

Jane Craig
Robert Prosky

Robert Prosky

Ernie Merriman
Lois Chiles

Lois Chiles

Jennifer Mack
Joan Cusack

Joan Cusack

Blair Litton
Peter Hackes

Peter Hackes

Paul Moore


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A good movie

3 years, 11 months ago at Mar 22 14:00
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It is really a 80's classic. Back then, William Hurt was a really hot actor, starring every year in the movies with the highest profile and this movie is definitely one of them. Holly Hunter replaced Debra Winger at the last moment and got the part which launched her career. Hurt and Hunter both gives good perfomances and even though, the movie sometimes sounds like a soap opera, I still liked the... read more
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Description: James Brooks directs William Hurt, Holly Hunter and Albert Brooks in this satirical comedy about three ambitious newscasters. Tom Grunick, a rising anchorman, has plenty of on-camera savvy, personality and good looks but little in the way of brains. He may be dumb as a doornail, but Tom's got the star presence his network needs. Then ... (more)
Release date: 25 December 1987
UPC: 086162128936
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