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American Dreamer (1984)

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Release Date: Oct 26, 1984 Wide

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In this farcical look at a female detective/mystery story writer, Cathy Palmer (JoBeth Williams) is an ordinary housewife living in Ohio with a condescending husband who is far from ideal. When Cathy wins a writing contest and has the chance to go to Paris and meet the author of the romance novels she loves, her husband tries to prevent the trip. In the end, Cathy's interests prevail, though her husband still refuses to go with her. After arriving in Paris, Cathy is knocked down by a car and

May 3, 2005

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

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Doesn't hold many surprises.

May 11, 2007 Full Review Source: Daily Telegraph
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Resoundingly generic "Romancing the Stone" copycat.

July 26, 2002
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Charming caper film with JoBeth Williams obviously having fun and the wonderful Coral Browne in support.
March 11, 2010
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