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Only the Lonely
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John Candy John Candy
Danny Muldoon
Maureen O Maureen O'Hara
Rose Muldoon
Ally Sheedy Ally Sheedy
Theresa Luna
Kevin Dunn Kevin Dunn
Patrick Muldoon
Milo O Milo O'Shea
Doyle
Bert Remsen Bert Remsen
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Anthony Quinn Anthony Quinn
Nick Acropolis
James Belushi James Belushi
Salvatore Buonarte


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Only the Lonely

7 months, 2 weeks ago at Apr 7 2:02
A bittersweet romantic comedy riff on Marty that’s also the final big screen appearance of a cinematic legend? Yep, I didn’t know that this was a thing either, but Only the Lonely has its awkward charms in enough of the right places to give it a mild recommendation. Much of this praise goes towards John Candy and Maureen O’Hara mining the material for all its worth and doing their best to ma... read more
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Danny, a cop, meets and falls in love with Theresa. They get engaged, despite sneaking around behind his mother's back, but when push comes to shove, he can't quite quit worrying about his mother long enough to be any kind of lover to Theresa.
Release date: 24 May 1991
UPC: 013131297898
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Only the Lonely

“A bittersweet romantic comedy riff on Marty that’s also the final big screen appearance of a cinematic legend? Yep, I didn’t know that this was a thing either, but Only the Lonely has its awkward charms in enough of the right places to give it a mild recommendation. Much of this praise goes towards John Candy and Maureen O’Hara mining the material for all its worth and doing their best to make the uneven tonal shifts work.   There’s only so much that multi-dimensional performances can do to distract you from slapstick that brushes up against more humane comedy, or loud moments of cartoonish behavior that takes some of the tenderness and sting from the more emotional ones. Dream sequences of Candy’s lonely beat cop fantasizing about his domineering, emotionally abusive mother e” read more

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