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Cross My Heart (1987)

Cross My Heart (1987)

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Martin Short and Annette O'Toole star in this comedy documenting a date from hell. Short is David, a sunglasses salesman, who makes a date with Kathy (Annette O'Toole) in order to celebrate his new promotion. David and Kathy have gone out a few times before, but they both think that this is the date that will put both of them over the top, convinced that they have finally found the right person. With anxiety in their hearts, they both prepare anxiously for the date. But there is trouble on the horizon. Before heading out on the date, David discovers that instead of getting a promotion, he has been fired. Afraid that Kathy will think that he is loser, he doesn't tell her that he lost his job. He has also borrowed the car and the apartment of his friend Bruce (Paul Reiser) for the date, permitting her to think that they all belong to him. But Kathy hasn't been entirely truthful to David either. For example, she has conveniently forgotten to tell him about the existence of her seven-year-old daughter.

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Cast

Martin Short
as David Morgan
Paul Reiser
as Bruce Gaynor
Lee Arenberg
as Parking Attendant
Shelley Taylor Morgan
as Woman in Restaurant
Eric Poppick
as Maitre d'
Lori Hall
as Woman Outside Restaurant
Mary Gillis
as Cashier
Patty Regan
as Waitress
Marti Muller
as Girl in Car
David Nail
as Convenience Store Clerk
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Critic Reviews for Cross My Heart

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (3)

This material, however promising, would be better suited to an extended skit.

May 20, 2003 | Rating: 2/5

What director Armyan Bernstein does with this premise is courageous and ambitious, but only fitfully successful.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

A less-filling helping of Bedroom Farce Lite.

January 1, 2000 | Full Review…

Cross My Heart reveals that honesty is the best policy for dating couples.

August 28, 2004 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Wanna see Annette O'Toole naked? nah me either.

September 17, 2002 | Rating: 2/5

It sure isn't great, but Short and O'Toole make a surprisingly charming pair.

July 25, 2002 | Rating: 3/5

Audience Reviews for Cross My Heart

This gets one more star for the second half of the movie, which I loved. The first half is slow and pretty boring. It's just a third date. And it feels like you get to see every minute of their dull date. The second half of the movie is when things pick up, when the movie gets funny, and when we get entertained finally. This movie could have been better if it just made the beginning part quicker, and showed more of the second half.

Aj V
Aj V

Super Reviewer

Great!

Leo L
Leo L

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