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Only the Lonely (24-May-1991)

Director: Chris Columbus

Writer: Chris Columbus

Music Composed and Conducted by: Maurice Jarre

Producers: John Hughes; Hunt Lowry

Keywords: Romantic Comedy

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jim Belushi
15-Jun-1954   According to Jim
John Candy
31-Oct-1950 4-Mar-1994 Uncle Buck
Kieran Culkin
30-Sep-1982   Brother of Macaulay Culkin
Macaulay Culkin
26-Aug-1980   Home Alone
Kevin Dunn
26-Feb-1956   American character actor
Maureen O'Hara
17-Aug-1920 24-Oct-2015 Miracle on 34th Street
Milo O'Shea
2-Jun-1926 2-Apr-2013 Ulysses
Anthony Quinn
21-Apr-1915 3-Jun-2001 Zorba the Greek
Bert Remsen
25-Feb-1925 22-Apr-1999 American character actor
Ally Sheedy
13-Jun-1962   The Breakfast Club


John Candy   ...   Danny
Maureen O'Hara   ...   Rose
Ally Sheedy   ...   Theresa
Kevin Dunn   ...   Patrick
Milo O'Shea   ...   Doyle
Bert Remsen   ...   Spats
Anthony Quinn   ...   Nick
Jim Belushi   ...   Sal
Joe V. Greco   ...   Johnny Luna
Marvin J. McIntyre   ...   Fr. Strapovic
Macaulay Culkin   ...   Billy
Allen Hamilton   ...   O'Neal
Teri McEvoy   ...   Susan Muldoon
Bernie Landis   ...   Larry
Clarke Devereux   ...   News Vendor
Les Podewell   ...   Jack
John Chandler   ...   Tyrone
Martin Fisher   ...   Chess Player
Timothy O'Meara   ...   Cop
James "Ike" Eichling   ...   Cop
James Deuter   ...   Waiter
John M. Watson, Sr.   ...   Leo
Dick Sollenberger   ...   Suit Salesman
Doyle Devereux   ...   Tuxedo Salesman
Clarke Devereux   ...   Tuxedo Salesman
Michael W. Nash   ...   Crazed Prisoner
Porscha Radcliffe   ...   Bum
Brittany Radcliffe   ...   Witch
Marlon A. Morris   ...   Cop Friend
Jesse J. Donnelly   ...   Policeman
Sandra Macat   ...   Stewardess
Rick LeFevour   ...   Hoodlum
Mahlon Sharp   ...   Tommy Bones


Review by Ian (posted on 18-Dec-2010)

This is a sleeper that needs to be rediscovered. Maureen O'Hara and John Candy were fantastic as mother and son. Candy was so respectful of O'Hara and her film legacy that, while on the lot during filming, he threatened to move out of his trailer, if she wasn't provided one of her own. The story is thoughtful, almost has an indie feel, and the collection of stars make for a fun ensemble movie that has lots of heart. If anyone is a fan of John Candy, Maureen, or any of this crazy collection of actors and comedians, watch this movie!

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