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The Suitors (1988)

Not Rated
106 min | Comedy, Drama

Iranian businessman Haji returns to Manhattan with his new bride, Mariyam. Haji's friends plan a feast to celebrate the marriage in the traditional style, which includes a slaughtered lamb. Lamb's blood from the messy ritual dripping into ...See moreIranian businessman Haji returns to Manhattan with his new bride, Mariyam. Haji's friends plan a feast to celebrate the marriage in the traditional style, which includes a slaughtered lamb. Lamb's blood from the messy ritual dripping into the apartment below causes a suspicious neighbor to call the police. When Haji is killed in the ensuing police intervention, the widow Mariyam is wooed by Haji's friends. Sensing Mariyam's reluctance, Mohammed acts quickly to propose marriage with tragi-comedic consequences. Written by Kevin Kraynak See less
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Release date
May 17, 1989 (United States)

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35 cast members
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Pouran Esrafily
Mariyam Mariyam   See fewer
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Manuchehr Harsini
Mohammed Mohammed   See fewer
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Mariyam Touzi
Mrs. Amin Mrs. Amin   See fewer
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Bahman Maghsoudlou
Mr. Amin Mr. Amin   See fewer
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Sean O'Sullivan
Superintendent Superintendent   See fewer
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John Paul Daniels
SWAT Lieutenant SWAT Lieutenant   See fewer
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Ted Zurkowski
Immigration Officer Immigration Officer   See fewer
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Pat Keppert
Lawyer Lawyer   See fewer
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Robert Archer
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Pascal Druant
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Higgins Michael
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Philip Hillery
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Howie Nesto
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Brian Staub
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Nick Wolf
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Joe Dell'Olio
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
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Dennis Dowd
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Duff Dugan
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Margaret Flink
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Helen Hatzman
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Sally Lee Stewart
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James Clark
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Lynda A. Hansen
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Ellen Sussdorf
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Jose Andino
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Luis Montaro
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Michael Rehfeld
Man on Street Man on Street   See fewer
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Steven Rosenbaum
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Ebbie Fiazi
Mohammed's Friend Mohammed's Friend   See fewer
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Steve Rosenbaum
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6.3 / 10 | 48 votes