Only You


Only You

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A woman throws caution to the wind in the pursuit of the man of her dreams -- whom she's never met -- in this romantic comedy. Eleven-year-old Faith (Tammy Minoff) and her cousin Kate (Jessica Hertel) are playing with a Ouiji Board when Faith asks who she will marry -- the magic oracle answers "DAMON BRADLEY," and Faith is convinced that she will one day meet this ideal love. Fifteen years later, Faith (Marisa Tomei) has yet to meet her perfect man and has settled for Dwayne (John Benjamin Hickey), a sweet but boring foot doctor whom she's engaged to marry, with Kate (Bonnie Hunt) helping her plan the festivities. The day before the ceremony, Faith gets a call from one of the groom's friends, who won't be able to attend because he's travelling to Italy instead -- and his name is Damon Bradley. Convinced that fate is trying to tell her something, Faith hops on the next flight to Venice, where she searches for the elusive Damon, and along the way meets the charming Peter Wright (Robert Downey, Jr.). This was Tomei and Downey's second romantic pairing, following their roles in the biopic Chaplin.


Marisa Tomei
as Faith Corvatch
Robert Downey Jr.
as Peter Wright
Billy Zane
as The False Damon Bradley
Adam LeFevre
as Damon Bradley
Antonia Rey
as Fortune Teller
Phyllis Newman
as Faith's Mother
Denise du Maurier
as Dwayne's mother
Tammy Minoff
as Young Faith
Harry Barandes
as Young Larry
Jessica Hertel
as Young Kate
Rick Applegate
as TWA Gate Attendant
Marc Field
as TWA Gate Attendant
Bob Tracey
as Foot Patient
Gianfranco Barra
as Danieli Concierge
Sergio Pierattini
as Pension Waiter
Giovanni DiBenedetto
as Pension Concierge
Domenico Pane
as Le Sirenuse Concierge
Francesco Romei
as Flower Vendor
Buck Herron
as Man with Medallion
Amanda Lohman
as Girl at Pool
Shari Summers
as Woman with Suede Boots
Cristina Moglia
as Information Desk Attendant
Mattia Sbragia
as Alitalia Pilot
Fausto Lombardi
as Alitalia Gate Attendant
Sonia Martinelli
as Alitalia Gate Attendant
Simona Ferraro Chartoff
as Alitalia Gate Attendant
Renato Scarpa
as Alitalia Gate Attendant
Salvatore Loriga
as Alitalia Gate Attendant
Diane Jones
as Alitalia Flight Attendant
James Sampson
as Saxophone Player
Claudio Padovan
as Boat Driver
K.J. Roberts
as Airport Security Guard
Gregory Gibson Kenny
as State Police Officer
Antone Dileo
as Taxi Driver
Jaclyn Urso
as Girl at the Carnival
Jessica Merlin
as Girl at the Carnival
Bethany Smocer
as Girl at the Carnival
Gina Maria Trello
as Girl in Classroom
Victor Buhler
as Waiter at Party
Dina Morrone
as Shoe Show Announcer
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Critic Reviews for Only You

All Critics (33) | Top Critics (10) | Fresh (17) | Rotten (16)

  • "Only You" plays more like a pleasant travelogue than an involving film.

    Jan 23, 2019 | Full Review…
  • Movies like Only You and its obvious model, Sleepless in Seattle, are less true romances than they are collections of romantic signifiers.

    Sep 7, 2011 | Rating: C | Full Review…
  • Jewison knows exactly where the laugh and welling-up buttons are that will hook the audience into this middle-class fairy-tale-come-true, and has smartly cast it with engaging personalities.

    Oct 18, 2008 | Full Review…

    Todd McCarthy

    Top Critic
  • Even so, the ravishing visuals, some swooning love songs, and the strains of Verdi should see you through to the predictably moist ending.

    Jan 26, 2006 | Full Review…

    Nigel Floyd

    Time Out
    Top Critic
  • Mr. Jewison takes a voluptuously cornball approach to this story. And the story itself, by Diane Drake, is actually rather sweet.

    May 20, 2003 | Full Review…
  • Only You isn't much more than target marketing for the Sleepless in Seattle crowd.

    May 12, 2001 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Only You

  • Apr 23, 2011
    Over-the-top ridiculous yet LOL funny. Some romantic parts as well.
    Dannielle A Super Reviewer
  • Apr 09, 2011
    Robert Downey Jr shows his passionate side in this romantic comedy about a young woman, Faith Corvatch (Marisa Tomei), who believes that the love of her life is a man she's never met and she travels to Italy in pursuit of this man she thinks is her destiny.
    ♥Robyn Super Reviewer
  • Aug 16, 2010
    One of my favorite romantic comedies with a great location of Italy! I loved this movie so much! Marisa Tomei and Robert Downey, Jr. are terrific together in this sweet comedy.
    Donna D Super Reviewer
  • May 15, 2010
    A sweet movie about a woman called Faith who through a Ouija board discover the name of the man she's going to marry. She goes for a long time without finding this man and sets to marry another one instead. When she discovers that her dream man is located in Italy she immediately goes there to find him.
    Naughtia N Super Reviewer

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