Year of the Comet (1992)




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In this film, young, headstrong Margaret Harwood (Penelope Ann Miller) is entrusted with a business assignment by her wine merchant father. While taking an inventory of the contents of the wine cellar of a Scottish estate, Margaret discovers an almost-priceless bottle of wine from the "year of the comet." When Margaret alerts her father to the find, he sends his crude assistant, Oliver Plexico (Timothy Daly) to fetch it. Although Oliver and Margaret initially have no great love for one another, they discover that they are forced to work together to keep the wine out of harm's way.
PG-13 (adult situations/language, violence)
Action & Adventure , Comedy , Romance
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Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

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Tim Daly
as Oliver
Louis Jourdan
as Philippe
Art Malik
as Nico
Ian Richardson
as Harwood
Julia McCarthy
as Landlady
Jacque Mathou
as Dr. Roget
Timothy Bentinck
as Richard Harwood
Jacques Mathou
as Doctor Roget
Nick Brimble
as Jaimie
Andrew Robertson
as Scottish Farmer
Shane Rimmer
as T.T. Kelleher
David Bamber
as Albert
Nicholas Ward Jackson
as Snobbish Wine Taster
Wilfred Bowman
as Spiros Nivanlos
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Critic Reviews for Year of the Comet

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Full Review… | September 7, 2011
Entertainment Weekly
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October 15, 2005

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February 9, 2003
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)

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August 28, 2002

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Full Review… | December 31, 1999
Austin Chronicle

Audience Reviews for Year of the Comet


Cute but dated. I liked it a good bit more when it first came out. I just rewatched it and was tickled, but it would never do well today.

Michael Maloney
Michael Maloney

Adventure, Romance, & a Bottle of Wine so Rare, like this gem of a Film.Kind of reminds me of "Romancing the Stone"

Marilee Aschwanden
Marilee Aschwanden

Offbeat, but also slow moving in parts.

Anthony Valletta
Anthony Valletta

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