PG | | Action, Comedy, Romance
Peter Brackett and Sabrina Peterson are two competing Chicago newspaper reporters who join forces to unravel the mystery behind a train derailment.
Roger Ebert, himself a Chicago newspaperman, pointed out that Nick Nolte's character files copy by handing in a piece of paper (something already outdated by 1994), and that he and Julia Roberts "have unlimited expense accounts, and are allowed to spend days on the story without apparently ever contacting the office".
My beautiful date, Nadia, has returned. Nadia, old pal of mine, Peter Brackett.
Peter Brackett: Actually, Nadia and I have met.
Nadia, Smotherman's Date: Once.
Sam Smotherman: Well, you won't meet again. Adios, pal. Keep in touch.
Peter and Sabrina are told to go to O'Hare Airport in Chicago and catch the overnight plane to Madison, Wisconsin. The drive time from downtown Chicago to downtown Madison is two and a half hours.
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