It Could Happen To You

6.41 h 41 min1994X-RayPG
An irrepressible romantic comedy about a humble cop who leaves a two million dollar tip to a hard-luck waitress. Stars Nicholas Cage and Bridget Fonda.
Andrew Bergman
Nicolas CageBridget FondaRosie Perez
English [CC]
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Supporting actors
Wendell PierceIsaac Hayes
Mike Lobell
TriStar Pictures
PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)
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4.7 out of 5 stars

2627 global ratings

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Joann B.Reviewed in the United States on October 13, 2017
5.0 out of 5 stars
... go to favorites when the world seems dark and crappy. There is no deep thinking involved and t's ...
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Can't say that I've seen a lot of movies with either Nicholas Cage or Bridget Fonda but this is one of my go to favorites when the world seems dark and crappy. There is no deep thinking involved and t's a joy to watch, Safe for the youngsters, too.
22 people found this helpful
Geeta AnejaReviewed in the United States on January 6, 2020
1.0 out of 5 stars
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The audio and visuals of this movie are not synced, which makes the film miserable to watch. Plus, Amazon's cancellation/return policy doesn't allow returns after you start watching the movie -- but how could we know about this issue until after we started it??

Do not purchase!
4 people found this helpful
Movies Are CinemaReviewed in the United States on January 20, 2022
4.0 out of 5 stars
Promises Are Meant to be Kept.
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If you won a lottery, would you share it with a waitress after apologizing for having no tip to give? The flick questions what some are made of...and how important is it to back up what you believe. Never boring, and still a good and relevant flick to this day. Good cast, good script!
2 people found this helpful
Wayne CrenwelgeReviewed in the United States on October 11, 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
In a different time
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Imagine NY in a time where it was normal. I can't, except in this movie. Solid story, based on a true life event. I love the photography and story. Sweet.
3 people found this helpful
Laney BReviewed in the United States on March 20, 2022
5.0 out of 5 stars
Fun film to own
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Sometimes you just want to watch a movie that makes you feel that people have good in them. The selfish characters in the movie may have been stereotypical, but the plot was fresh and the chararacters who were unselfish were written by the film writer as genuine, and the actors who played them made that genuiness feel real.
johnReviewed in the United States on April 21, 2022
1.0 out of 5 stars
Characters are all one-dimensional, uninteresting stereotypes. Plot is cheesy and predictable.
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The characters and plot are simplistic and stereotypical, yet there is a narrator explaining them to you.
"Once upon a time in New York, there was a cop named Charlie, who was a very decent guy." Isn't this the sort of thing we're supposed to discover, by watching the movie? Anyway, this decent guy Charlie spends the whole movie going to exorbitant lengths to impress, wine, dine, and establish an intimate relationship with a waitress played by Bridget Fonda, even though he's married to Rosie Perez' character. Perez is portrayed as shallow and annoying, so I guess that makes it ok to cheat on her and still be considered a "decent guy". Whatever. Don't care, didn't finish it.
YoYoYo-duhReviewed in the United States on March 25, 2017
5.0 out of 5 stars
Wish it could happen to me!
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Who doesn't love a great story with a great ending! Some decent acting here and a good message to boot. It's a feel good movie so if you are looking for something racy and sexy this isn't the movie for you but if you are a sucker for a good love story with a few slight twists then this is the movie for you. Decent cast as well.
10 people found this helpful
Herb StarkReviewed in the United States on June 16, 2019
4.0 out of 5 stars
Very Entertaining Movie
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Excellent cast (except for Rosie Perez who always comes across as phony) and fast pace keep this fun flick moving along. Cage is always good , no matter who he portrays and I'm surprised Fonda isn't seen in films more often. It's a fun movie that kind of falls apart at the end but well worth your time! 'It Could Happen To You' is a very entertainin film ghat could have/should have been better.
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