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Mr. Wonderful (1993)

Mr. Wonderful (1993)

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A young man (Matt Dillon) is trying to go in with his friends on a bowling-alley investment, but finds that his finances are too strapped to attempt the venture. To curb his outlays, he begins arranging a marriage for his ex-wife (Annabella Sciorra) so he can end the alimony payments which keep him in debt.

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Cast

Bruce Altman
as Mr. Wonderful
Jessica Harper
as Funny Face
Dan Hedaya
as Harvey
Adam LeFevre
as Kevin Klassic
Frank Pellegrino
as Man in Elevator
Jennifer Alonzi
as Couple on Train
Frank E. Smurlo Jr.
as Couple on Train
Paul Bates
as Marlon
James Bulleit
as 1st Lecturer
Bernard Currid
as Botanic Garden Worker
Tanesha Marie Gary
as 1st Background Singer
William Goldberg
as Muriel Manner's Husband
Geoffrey Grider
as Joe the Waiter
Saverio Guerra
as Paul, Man No. 1
Carol Honda
as Emergency Room Nurse
Mare Kenney
as Woman in Elevator
James Lorinz
as Joe, Man No. 2
Myreah Moore
as 2nd Background Singer
Harsh Nayyar
as Credit Union Officer
Joe Paparone
as Building Super
Mary Louise Wilson
as Muriel Manners
Hans Zarins
as Boy Soprano
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Critic Reviews for Mr. Wonderful

All Critics (19) | Top Critics (7)

Short on laughs but tinged with a pleasant European flavor.

March 18, 2008 | Full Review…
Variety
Top Critic

Writer/director Minghella's second feature brings ambivalence and a touch of realpolitik to the stuff of candyfloss romance.

June 24, 2006 | Full Review…
Time Out
Top Critic

Without that yeoman cast effort and Dillon's easy charm, Mr. Wonderful could easily be mistaken for Mr. Potatohead.

May 12, 2001
Rolling Stone
Top Critic

One of those films where it's clear to the audience within five minutes what must obviously happen, and clear to the characters only at the end of the story.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 1.5/4 | Full Review…
Chicago Sun-Times
Top Critic

Mr. Wonderful doesn't aspire to be anything more than it is, and such a simple, uncomplicated presentation, coupled with likable characters, makes this film a fine example of light, romantic entertainment.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
ReelViews
Top Critic

An enjoyable romantic comedy, one that won't have the dragged along boyfriend running for the hills. It doesn't loose itself in fantasy land, remaining grounded and realistic.

March 18, 2008 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
Empire Magazine

Audience Reviews for Mr. Wonderful

½

Typical romantic comedy, but it was pretty cute. Wouldn't watch again though.

Leigh Ryan
Leigh Ryan

Super Reviewer

Nice performers in a nice story, that's it's problem it's nothing special just nice.

jay nixon
jay nixon

Super Reviewer

Even though you always new exactly what was going to happen next, what makes this romantic film stand out is the realism of the dialogues and expression of emotions.

Nicolas Korovessis
Nicolas Korovessis

Super Reviewer

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