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Moonstruck is a american film of genre Drama directed by Norman Jewison released in USA on 15 january 1988 with Cher

Moonstruck (1988)

Moonstruck
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Released in USA 15 january 1988
Length 1h42
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    Comedy,    Romantic comedy,    Romance
Rating71% 3.597623.597623.597623.597623.59762

Moonstruck is a 1987 American romantic comedy film directed by Norman Jewison and written by John Patrick Shanley. It stars Cher, Nicolas Cage, Danny Aiello, Vincent Gardenia, and Olympia Dukakis.

The film was released on December 16, 1987 in New York City, and then nationally on December 18, 1987. Receiving largely positive reviews from critics, it went on to gross $91,640,528 at the North American box office, making it the fifth highest-grossing film of that year.

Moonstruck was nominated for six Oscars at the 60th Academy Awards, winning for Best Original Screenplay, Best Actress, and Best Supporting Actress.

Synopsis

Thirty-seven-year-old Loretta Castorini (Cher), a Sicilian-American widow, is an accountant in Brooklyn Heights, New York, where she lives with her family: her father Cosmo (Vincent Gardenia) who is a successful plumber, her mother Rose (Olympia Dukakis), and her paternal grandfather (Feodor Chaliapin, Jr). Her boyfriend, Johnny Cammareri (Danny Aiello) proposes to her before leaving for Sicily to attend to his dying mother; she accepts, but is insistent that they carefully follow tradition as she believes her first marriage was cursed by her failure to do so, resulting in her husband's death when he was hit by a bus. They plan to marry one month later, and Johnny asks Loretta to invite his estranged younger brother Ronny (Nicolas Cage) to the wedding. Loretta returns home and informs her parents of the engagement. Cosmo dislikes Johnny and is reluctant to commit to paying for the "real" wedding Loretta insists on, while Rose is pleased that Loretta likes Johnny but does not love him; she believes that one can easily be driven crazy by a partner whom one loves.

Actors

Cher

(Loretta Castorini)
Nicolas Cage

(Ronny Cammareri)
Olympia Dukakis

(Rose Castorini)
Vincent Gardenia

(Cosmo Castorini)
Danny Aiello

(Mr. Johnny Cammareri)
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