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Why Do Fools Fall in Love (1998)

R
116 min | Biography, Drama, Music

Three women each claim to be the widow of 1950s doo-wop singer Frankie Lymon, claiming legal rights to his estate.
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Edward Lachman (as Ed Lachman)
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$ 3,946,382
Gross (USA)
$ 12,413,650
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Release date
Aug 28, 1998 (United States)

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Halle Berry
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Vivica A. Fox
Elizabeth 'Mickey' Waters Elizabeth 'Mickey' Waters   See fewer
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Larenz Tate
Frankie Lymon Frankie Lymon   See fewer
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Paul Mazursky
Morris Levy Morris Levy   See fewer
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Pamela Reed
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Alexis Cruz
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Miguel A. Núñez Jr.
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Clifton Powell
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Lane Smith
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Richard Barrett Richard Barrett   See fewer
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Marcello Thedford
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Ray Laska
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6.3 / 10 | 3,229 votes