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A very good movie

7 years, 12 months ago at Apr 18 14:36
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I know Johnny Depp is nowadays a huge super-star and probably the most popular mainstream actor at this moment but I honestly don’t care much about his recent work. Personally, I prefer what he did in the 90’s when he was still considered a box-office poison. This movie is a perfect example. It might be known among Depp aficionados but the mainstream audience seriously didn’t care for it whe... read more

(Very) slightly better the second time around

5 years, 7 months ago at Sep 5 0:21
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I first saw 'Benny and Joon' when it was still sort of new, back in 1994 or so; and I didn't care for it at all the first time around. Mostly due to the presence of Johnny Depp, whom I found "ugly" and very irritating. (The movie also kind of bored me back in those days.)

I finally watched it again recently on Netflix, and my opinion improved -- but only by a little bit.

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13 years, 6 months ago at Oct 14 7:33
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Its a sweet, romantic comedy which is made even better with Johnny Depp. At times it has its weird moments, but that's what makes it unique.
A cute yet quirky movie that is highly enjoyable, a film for everyone..
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A mentally ill young woman finds her love in an eccentric man who models himself after Buster Keaton.
Release date: 23 April 1993
UPC: 027616857736
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