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Unhook the Stars (1996)

R
103 min | Drama, Romance

Character study about Mildred, an elderly woman who has spent her life caring for others. When her daughter finally leaves home, she finds that, for the first time in her life, she has nobody to worry about - but soon becomes involved in ...See moreCharacter study about Mildred, an elderly woman who has spent her life caring for others. When her daughter finally leaves home, she finds that, for the first time in her life, she has nobody to worry about - but soon becomes involved in the life of Monica, a young mother whose husband has left her to look after her young son J.J.. As the relationship blossoms, Monica teaches Mildred that there is more to life than taking care of others. Written by Jonathan Broxton See less
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$ 33,258
Gross (USA)
$ 234,843
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Feb 14, 1997 (United States)

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Gena Rowlands
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Marisa Tomei
Monica Monica   See fewer
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Gérard Depardieu
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Moira Kelly
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Frankie Frankie   See fewer
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Bridgette Wilson-Sampras
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David Rowlands
George (as Dave Rowlands) George (as Dave Rowlands)   See fewer
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Jason (as James Bozian) Jason (as James Bozian)   See fewer
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Christy Lenk
Miss Mannis Miss Mannis   See fewer
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Brittney Lewis
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Vinnie Curto
Danny (as Vinny Curto) Danny (as Vinny Curto)   See fewer
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D. Chance Williams
Bartender Bartender   See fewer
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Gérard L'Heureux
Mover (as Gerard L'Heureux) Mover (as Gerard L'Heureux)   See fewer
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Tom Proctor
Duncan Duncan   See fewer
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Dru Homer
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Barby Garcia
Airline Attendant (uncredited) Airline Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Anthony Garibaldi
Businessman (uncredited) Businessman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Gerrish
Shoe Salesman (uncredited) Shoe Salesman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Christopher Robin Miller
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Joseph Quinn Simpkins
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James Woodson
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6.6 / 10 | 1,940 votes