I Don't Buy Kisses Anymore (1992)

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Jason Alexander stars in this sweet-natured romantic comedy, marred by some overblown stereotypes. Alexander plays shoe salesman Bernie Fishbine. Bernie is lonely and shy and ever conscious about his weight problem. He stills lives at home with his mother Sarah (Lainie Kazan) and grandpa Irving Fein (Lou Jacobi). One night, taking a bus back home, he meets Theresa Garabaldi (Nia Peeples), an attractive graduate student in psychology who works at night as a singer in her uncle's Italian restaurant. Bernie falls in love with her, and he thinks she loves him too. To make her proud of him, Bernie stops eating the chocolate kisses he purchases every day from Frieda's (Eileen Brennan) candy store and, instead, works out at a gym to lose weight. But Bernie is crestfallen to learn that Theresa is being friendly to him because she is using him as the subject of her graduate thesis entitled "The Psychological Study of an Obese Male."
Rating:
PG
Genre:
Comedy , Romance
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Paramount Home Video

Cast

Jason Alexander
as Bernie Fishbine
Nia Peeples
as Theresa Garabaldi
Hilary Shepard
as Ada Fishbine
Lainie Kazan
as Sarah Fishbine
Lou Jacobi
as Irving Fein
David Bowe
as Norman Fishbine
Rance Howard
as Elderly Man
Spencer Klein
as Boy in Candy Store
Al Ruscio
as Uncle Dominic
Julianne Michelle
as Girl in Candy Store
Michele Scarabelli
as Connie Klinger
Ralph Monaco
as Albert Garabaldi
Cassie Yates
as Melinda
Jean Speegle Howard
as Elderly Woman
Michael Laskin
as Melvin Fishbine
Ross McKerras
as Mr Dill
Arleen Sorkin
as Monica
Lela Ivey
as Alice
Marlena Giovi
as Louise Garabaldi
Jack Ong
as Bowling Alley Clerk
Deborah Grant
as Linda Fishbine
Barbara Pilavin Gelber
as Grandma Garabaldi
David Dolph Benbow
as Mark Thurston
Benny Grant
as Lenny Fishbine
Carolyn Henessey
as Bowling Alley Waitress
Suzan Hughes
as Waitress in Health Spa
Damien Klitou
as Young Bernie Fishbine
Janna Levenstein
as Angela Garabaldi
Ken Oberheu
as 1st Waiter
Candy Milo
as Mother in Candy Store
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Full Review… | December 31, 1999
Andrew Hicks

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½

Not a bad movie, it's just not a good movie. It tries hard to be charming, and when it succeeds, its mostly because it's populated with actors who can...act. The script, direction,and soundtrack are all pedestrian.

Lee Mayo
Lee Mayo

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