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Cousins (1989)

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An Americanized remake of the popular French comedy Cousin, Cousine, this bittersweet comedy centers on the slow-brewing romance between a pair of cousins who are only related by marriage. They meet at a wedding and become instant friends. Unfortunately, other family members misconstrue their closeness and begin assuming the worst. When the cousins hear about this, they decide to fake an affair to teach the suspicious a lesson. Of course, the last laugh is on them when they cross the line and become real lovers.
Rating:
PG-13
Genre:
Comedy , Drama , Romance
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Paramount Home Video

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Cast

Ted Danson
as Larry
Sean Young
as Tish
Gina DeAngelis
as Aunt Sofia
George Coe
as Phil
Katie Murray
as Chloe Hardy
Gerry Bean
as Kevin Costello
Gordon Currie
as Dean Kozinski
Saffron Henderson
as Terri Costello
Andrea Mann
as Rosanna
Mark Frank
as Arnie Slevins
Leroy Schultz
as Cousin Harry
Gloria Harris
as Terri's Mother
John Civitarese
as Terri's Father
Kate Danson
as Wedding Killer Listener
Babs Chula
as Mrs. Davidow
Bernadette Leonard
as Bernadette
Sheila Paterson
as Cottage Owner
Tom McBeath
as Mr. Dionne
Dolores Drake
as Mrs. Dionne
Michael Naxos
as Mr. Bregman
Lorraine Butler
as Mrs. Greenblatt
Ann Leong
as Chinese Fish Saleswoman
Harold MacDonald
as Priest at Funeral
Lorena Gale
as Cosmetic Demonstrator
Monica Marko
as Cosmetic Customer
Wes Tritter
as Waiter
David W. Rose
as Maitre d'
Sharon Wahl
as Weddingland Hostess
George Goodman
as Jewish Father of Bride
Gary Pembroke Allen
as Oil Painting Teacher
Antony Holland
as Wedding Priest
Bill Henderson
as Valhalla Band
Cathy Bayer
as Cathy
John Paterson
as Magician
Michele Moyier
as Magician's Assistant
Thomas Heaton
as Farmer on Tractor
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½

a nice trip back to the 80's. not your traditional kinda romance, but it's nice to see 2 wronged folks find happiness at last

Aaron Chuah
Aaron Chuah

Hmmm..boinking cousins. Not really compelling. Ted Danson should have known better and Isabella Rossellini should be condemned for making it.

John Ballantine
John Ballantine

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½

Hollywood adaptations of successful French comedies seem to almost always be a waste of time. A classic example of this is Joel Schumacher’s Cousins, an American retread of Jean-Charles Tacchella’s Oscar-nominated 1975 film Cousin, Cousine.

Lee Mayo
Lee Mayo

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