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Three Men and a Little Lady

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Genre  Comedy, Drama, Family
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Language  English
5.2/10 IMDb

Director  Emile Ardolino
Music director  James Newton Howard
Country  United States
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Release date  November 21, 1990 (1990-11-21)
Writer  Coline Serreau (screenplay), Sara Parriott (story), Josann McGibbon (story), Charlie Peters (screenplay)
Featured song  Waiting for a Star to Fall
Cast  Tom Selleck (Peter Mitchell), Steve Guttenberg (Michael Kellam), Ted Danson (Jack Holden), Nancy Travis (Sylvia Bennington)
Similar movies  On Her Majesty's Secret Service, Self/less, Dr. No, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, For Your Eyes Only, The Living Daylights

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Three Men and a Little Lady is a 1990 American comedy film, and the sequel to the 1987 film Three Men and a Baby. Tom Selleck, Steve Guttenberg, and Ted Danson reprise the leading roles.

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Plot

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The three men--Peter (Tom Selleck), Michael (Steve Guttenberg), and Jack (Ted Danson)--are living with Mary (Robin Weisman), who is now five, and her mother, Sylvia (Nancy Travis). The group is split up when Sylvia announces that she is marrying a Briton and that they intend to move back to the United Kingdom after the wedding, taking Mary with them.

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Peter and Michael (joined later by Jack) travel to the UK, where Peter realizes that Sylvia's fiancé, Edward (Christopher Cazenove), intends to pack Mary off to a boarding school (Pileforth Academy) as he has no real interest in her. He denies everything and Sylvia refuses to believe Peter, knowing he has disliked Edward from the beginning.

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An attraction between Peter and Sylvia is nevertheless growing, something he refuses to acknowledge. He breaks into Pileforth in an attempt to get proof of Edward's scheme to send Mary there. He is discovered by the headmistress, Miss Elspeth Lomax (Fiona Shaw), who says she has been told by Edward that Peter is in love with her. She begins to take her clothes off and tries to seduce him, but he manages to get away and later explains to her that Edward made up the fact that he had feelings for her, but apologizes for the misunderstanding.

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Peter, with help from Miss Lomax, heads off to stop the wedding. To cause a delay, Michael has kidnapped the vicar and Jack disguises himself as an elderly replacement one.

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Peter and Miss Lomax arrive at the church after numerous delays. He confronts Sylvia with the truth, Miss Lomax herself confirming that Edward has been lying. Sylvia confronts him and he admits the truth but it is too late--they are already married. Or so it seems...until Jack reveals himself to everyone. Not only has he finally proved his acting skills, but the marriage is null and void. Edward finally reveals his true colors when he calls Mary a "little shit" to her face and Peter in turn punches him for insulting her.

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Sylvia declares her intention to go home, but Peter stops her and declares his love. They wed with Mary as their bridesmaid.

Cast

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  • Tom Selleck as Peter Mitchell
  • Steve Guttenberg as Michael Kellam
  • Ted Danson as Jack Holden
  • Nancy Travis as Sylvia Bennington-Mitchell
  • Christopher Cazenove as Edward Hargreave
  • Fiona Shaw as Miss Elspeth Lomax
  • Robin Weisman as Mary Bennington
  • John Boswall as Barrow, Edward's butler
  • Sheila Hancock as Vera Bennington
  • Production

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    Filmed on location in New York and the United Kingdom, the scenes in the latter location were primarily shot in Banbury in north Oxfordshire. Particular use is made of Broughton Castle. The scenes where the car breaks down and Peter makes a call from a phone box are shot at Burton Dassett Country Park, in south Warwickshire. The school which Mary was to attend (Pileforth Academy) was shot at two locations. The external shot of the school is the Jesuit boarding school Stonyhurst College in the Ribble Valley, Lancashire. The internal scenes of the school were shot at the (former) Benedictine boarding school Douai School near Thatcham, West Berkshire.

    Reception

    Critical reaction to the film was mostly mixed to negative.

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    Critic Paul Brenner of Rotten Tomatoes.com cited the film as "treacly," whilst many others on the site have stated that a sequel was not necessary.

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    Andy Webb of The Movie Scene.com cited enjoyable parts of the movie, viewing the unusual family life of having three fathers as a main entertainment factor. Critics Rita Kempley and Desson Howe of the Washington Post also spoke positively of the film, citing the three main characters' comical rap, the race for Peter to stop the wedding, and the relationship between him and Miss Lomax as the movie's most enjoyable scenes. However, Howe also criticized it, claiming Ted Danson and Steve Guttenburg were overshadowed for the remainder of the film.

    NeedACoffee.com has criticized the DVD for not having any special features or so much as a trailer. Although Emile Ardolino's death in 1993 prevented him from providing any form of director's commentary, with no commentary provided by the actors or the crew, the site stated that overall, purchasing the DVD if one already owned a VHS copy of the movie was unnecessary.

    The film currently holds a rating of 29% based on 14 reviews on Rotten Tomatoes.com, and holds a rating of 5.1 stars out of ten on IMDB.com based on 13 critic reviews.

    Box office

    The film grossed USD$72 million.

    Soundtrack

    One of the most widely recognized tracks from the film is "Waiting for a Star to Fall" by Boy Meets Girl, which featured during the final wedding scene and end credits.

    Sequel

    In June 2010 it was announced that Disney was interested in filming a third film, tentatively titled Three Men and a Bride. As of 2013, the film is still listed as being in development.

    In popular culture

    Early TV comedy sketch parodies of Three Men and a Baby included a famous sketch on In Living Color where Muhammed Ali, Mike Tyson and Sugar Ray Leonard are played by David Alan Grier, Keenen Ivory Wayans and Tommy Davidson.

    References

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    Three Men and a Little Lady IMDbThree Men and a Little Lady Rotten TomatoesThree Men and a Little Lady themoviedb.org


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