The Leading Man Movie Review 1996

Information and Film Reviews for The Leading Man the Movie

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Bon Jovi's charming in the title role as American movie star Robin Grange. Grange has come to London to work in the prestige stage production by playwright Felix Webb (Wilson) and he's also become aware of Webb's complex romantic situation. Although married to Elena (Galiena), Felix is having an affair with young leading lady, Hilary Rule (Newton). So the studly Robin proposes that he seduce Elena, thus leaving Felix free to carry on with his own affair. Except Felix gets jealous when Robin succeeds and soon realizes that the actor has his own agenda.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 96 minutes.
Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Romantic Comedy, Romantic Triangles, London, Behind the Scenes, Stagestruck, Rock Stars on Film
John Duigan
Lambert Wilson, Jon Bon Jovi, Anna Galiena, Thandie Newton, David Warner, Barry Humphries, Patricia Hodge, Diana Quick, Nicole Kidman
Jean-Francois Robin
John Duigan
Ed Shearmur
Bertil Ohlsson

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