When a Man Loves a Woman (1994)

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Filmed in 1993 as Significant Other, this contemporary domestic drama was released in 1994 as When a Man Loves a Woman (thereby picking up a ready-made theme song). When the film first hit the screens, critics were impressed by the fact that Andy Garcia, traditionally cast as an intractable tough guy, plays a sensitive, passionate, almost saintlike husband and father, while the usually effervescent Meg Ryan portrays an end-of-tether alcoholic. In the early stages of their marriage, Meg spends as … More

Rating: R
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Ron Bass, Ronald Bass, Al Franken, Susan Shilliday
In Theaters:
On DVD: Feb 15, 2000
Runtime:
Touchstone Pictures

Cast


as Alice Green

as Michael Green

as Jess Green

as Casey Green

as Walter

as Dr. Gina Mendez

as Dr. Gina Mendez

as Madras Tie Guy

as Guy in the Back

as Jess (age 4)

as Bartender

as Detox Nurse

as Al-Anon Leader

as Woman at Al-Anon

as AA Woman

as 1st Patient

as 2nd Patient

as AA Man

as AA Woman

as AA Woman
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Critic Reviews for When a Man Loves a Woman

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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… | January 1, 2000
ReelViews
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Full Review… | April 29, 1994
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Variety
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Full Review… | January 26, 2006
Time Out
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Audience Reviews for When a Man Loves a Woman

Meg Ryan really freaked me out in a hot-mess kind of way.

jennifxu
Jennifer Xu

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not good acting
plot was lacking.
too slow and to serious.

erika250
erika bruhns

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½

MegRyan continues to be one of my favourite actresses and this movie is proof why. Andy Garcia also excelled as a loyal husband helping his wife get through her troubles.

SajinPA
Sajin P A

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