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FOR LOVE OR MONEY

title: FOR LOVE OR MONEY
year: 1993
cast: Michael J. Fox, Gabrielle Anwar, Anthony Higgins
director: Barry Sonnenfeld
rating: ***1/2

Michael J. Fox revamps his "Secret of my Success" in a film that's even better. Seems like a goofball throwaway until Fox... as a hotel concierge whose job is to take care of the rich and powerful, in trying to seal a deal for his own dream hotel helps a millionaire keep his young lover in line... falls for the girl and has to choose between... well you already know the title. As Fox gets more inebriated with Gabrielle Anwar things get more complicated and entertaining. This is a romantic comedy with not only hijinx but interesting characters. Anthony Higgins (a British actor who played a Nazi in "Raiders of the Lost Ark") makes a perfect charming sleazeball ala Donald Trump.
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