The Butcher's Wife (1991) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Butcher's Wife (1991)




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As a clairvoyant, Demi Moore awaits signs from beyond that her true love, whomever he may be, is waiting for her, somewhere. When New York butcher George Dzundza shows up on the tiny North Carolina island where Demi lives, she is convinced that he is the man predestined to be her husband. After the wedding, Demi moves into George's blue-collar neighborhood, where she successfully commisserates with such eccentrics as withdrawn teenager Max Perlich, frustrated singer Mary Steenburgen, unlucky-in-love actress Margaret Colin, over-analytical psychiatrist Jeff Daniels, and lesbian Frances McDormand. As Demi helpfully tries to chart the destinies of her new friends, she fails to notice that Dzundza is falling in love with Steenburgen. Though there are many traumatic detours along the way, Demi's psychic talents have very positive effects on at least one of the characters.more
Rating: PG-13 (adult situations/language)
Genre: Romance, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Ezra Litwak, Marjorie Schwartz, Marjorie Schwartz, Ezra Litwak
In Theaters:
On DVD: Oct 23, 2001
Paramount Home Video


Demi Moore
as Marina Lemke
Jeff Daniels
as Dr. Alex Tremor
George Dzundza
as Leo Lemke
Mary Steenburgen
as Stella Keefover
Margaret Colin
as Robyn Graves
Carol Lombard Kids
as Church Choir
Elizabeth Lawrence
as Grammy D'Arbo
Stephanie Laurence
as Choir Student
Barry Neikrug
as Bicylist
Ed Kenney
as Uncle Chauncy
Stephanie Lawrence
as Choir Student
Thomas Mikal Ford
as Transvestite
Sam Menning
as Doorman
Steve Love
as Skater in the Park
Sara Noel Herring
as Young Marina
Ken Fritz
as Street Sweeper
Scott Baker
as Fire Eater
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Critic Reviews for The Butcher's Wife

All Critics (21) | Top Critics (9)

Full Review… | September 7, 2011
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Sun-Times
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Full Review… | October 25, 1991
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
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Audience Reviews for The Butcher's Wife

That's one of the reason why I hate several romantic comedys.

Lucas Martins
Lucas Martins

Super Reviewer

Demi Moore is so kooky and loveable and Jeff Daniels is so sweet. Its a little messed up but all in all a great movie.

Toni Hernandez

This is so awesome.. Demi Moore is perfect and adorable as Marina.. everyone was perfect.. Great Story, great acting, and great feeling..

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