Only the Lonely Movie Review 1991

Information and Film Reviews for Only the Lonely the Movie

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Middle-aged cop, Candy, falls in love with a shy undertaker's assistant, Sheedy, and is torn between love and dear old Mom, O'Hara, in her first role in years. Candy is an unlikely leading man and even the jokes are forced. But the restaurant scene makes the whole thing well worth seeing.


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Available on VHS
Running time 104 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Romantic Comedy, Parenthood, Only the Lonely, Moms, Funerals
Chris Columbus
John Candy, Ally Sheedy, Maureen O'Hara, Anthony Quinn, Kevin Dunn, James Belushi, Milo O'Shea, Bert Remsen, Macaulay Culkin, Joe V. Greco
Chris Columbus
Maurice Jarre
John Hughes

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