Barcelona (1994)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Ted, a stuffy white guy from Illinois working in sales for the Barcelona office of a US corporation, is paid an unexpected visit by his somewhat less stuffy cousin Fred, who is an officer ...See full summary »


  • Tushka Bergen and Taylor Nichols in Barcelona (1994)
  • Tushka Bergen and Taylor Nichols in Barcelona (1994)
  • Tushka Bergen and Taylor Nichols in Barcelona (1994)
  • Mira Sorvino in Barcelona (1994)
  • Tushka Bergen and Taylor Nichols in Barcelona (1994)

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Cast & Crew

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Whit Stillman


Whit Stillman

Did You Know?


Stanley Kubrick greatly admired this film, calling it "a new way to have talk advance the narrative." He was especially impressed with Thomas Gibson, and cast him in Eyes Wide Shut (1999) without an audition on the basis of his performance here.


Ted Boynton: I couldn't believe Fred would just show up like that. On the other hand, it was absolutely typical.


When Fred and Ted are driving through Barcelona early in the film, Ted's driving barely matches the direction the car is moving.


Plot Summary


Comedy | Drama | Romance


Release Date:

29 July 1994


English, Spanish

Country of Origin


Box Office


$3,200,000 (estimated)


$7,266,973 (USA)

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