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Fools Rush In

  • Comedy
  • Drama
  • 1997
  • Andy Tennant
  • 104 mins
  • 12

Summary

Romantic comedy starring Matthew Perry and Salma Hayek. New Yorker Alex enjoys a fling with Mexican photographer Isabel while he is working in Las Vegas. Her subsequent pregnancy leads them to marry in haste, but work, family pressures and cultural differences soon threaten their fragile relationship.

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Review

A star rating of 3 out of 5.

Ignored on its cinema release, this romantic comedy is well worth seeking out. Friends star Matthew Perry plays a New Yorker on business in Las Vegas who has a one-night stand with a beautiful Mexican woman (Salma Hayek), only for her to reappear three months later to tell him she's pregnant with his baby. The road to true happiness is littered with problems, which form the basis for the rest of the movie, with her traditional parents (and his snobby Wasp-ish ones) being the butt of many jokes along the way. The likeable Perry and sultry Hayek make an attractive couple and they're ably supported by Jill Clayburgh, Jon Tenney and Matthew's real-life dad, John Bennett Perry (playing, of course, Matthew's dad). An unexpected treat.

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Credits

Cast

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AlexMatthew Perry
IsabelSalma Hayek
JeffJon Tenney
ChuyCarlos Gomez
TomasTomas Milian
LanieSiobhan Fallon
RichardJohn Bennett Perry
Judd MarshallStanley DeSantis

Crew

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DirectorAndy Tennant

Details

Theatrical distributor
General Film Dist Ltd
Released on
1997-10-31
Languages
English | Spanish
Guidance
Swearing.
Available on
video and DVD
Formats
Colour
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