Kiss Me Goodbye (1982)

PG   |    |  Comedy, Fantasy, Romance


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The ghost of a dead husband haunts his wife as she moves back to their house in NYC. She's about to marry an egyptologist there.


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17 April 2012 | Wizard-8
The screenplay is the kiss of death for the movie
This Hollywood remake of the popular Brazilian movie "Dona Flor And Her Two Husbands" has all but been forgotten since it was first released thirty years ago. Watching it, it's easy to see why it hasn't built much of an audience, if any. Certainly, Sally Field, James Caan, and Jeff Bridges bring some charm to the movie, enough so that the movie is almost endurable at times. But the movie sinks because of a screenplay that is very lacking. The characters of all three leads are poorly written. Sally Field's character never asks obvious questions like why her deceased husband returned, what the afterlife is like, and other questions a normal person would ask in the same situation. James Caan's character doesn't come across as someone who loves his former wife, interfering in her life repeatedly so that her life is turned upside down. And Jeff Bridges' character acts like a complete idiot at times. If you see a copy of this movie in some thrift store, don't pick it up as I did - say goodbye and move to something else.

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Release Date:

22 December 1982

Language

English, Latin, Italian, Spanish


Country of Origin

USA

Filming Locations

Garrison, New York, USA

Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,345,672 26 December 1982

Gross USA:

$15,782,759

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$15,782,759

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