Paramount at the Movies Presents: Moonstruck [PG]
Movies | 05/28/2021 | 3:00PM
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Life. Family. Love.
In her Academy Award-winning role, Cher, while waiting for her timid fiance to decide between her and his mother, falls in love with her fiance’s estranged brother (Nicolas Cage), a bakery worker with a love of opera and life. Supporting actress Olympia Dukakis and screenwriter John Patrick Shanley also won Oscars in this comedy classic.
Images courtesy of Park Circus/MGM Studios
Did you know?
- Nicolas Cage’s screen test didn’t impress the studio, and they wanted to get someone else to play Ronny. But Cher insisted that Cage was the one to play that role, and threatened to quit unless he was hired. After a few days, the studio relented.
- Norman Jewison considers this movie his favorite of all the films he has directed.
- The film is included on Roger Ebert’s “Great Movies” list.
- The movie’s line “Snap out of it!” was voted as the #96 movie quote by the American Film Institute (out of 100).
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