Up Close & Personal (1996)

Elroy Mariano

Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards » Learn more Table of Contents More Like This  StorylineTaglines:Motion Picture Rating (MPAA) DetailsRelease Date:Box OfficeBudget:Opening Weekend USA:Gross USA:Cumulative Worldwide Gross:Company CreditsTechnical SpecsRuntime:Color:Aspect Ratio:Did You Know?TriviaGoofsQuotesConnectionsSoundtracksFrequently Asked Questions More Like This  Comedy | Drama | Romance     […]



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3 wins & 2 nominations.


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Storyline

This is a telling of the Jessica Savitch story, the newswoman who, in the 1970’s, became the “First Woman Anchor”. Sally/Tally is taken under the wing of Warren in a Miami newsroom and becomes a news star on TV. Despite her love for Warren, she takes the big chance and moves on to Philadelphia, where he follows to rescue her faltering career at the cost of his own – as she rises he falls.
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Passion Brought Them Together… Only Success Could Tear Them Apart!
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Motion Picture Rating
(MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for brief strong language, some sensuality and depictions of violence
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Details

Release Date:

1 March 1996 (USA)

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Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000
(estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,101,955,
3 March 1996

Gross USA:

$51,088,705

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$100,688,705


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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color
(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Dedee Pfeiffer plays Michelle Pfeiffer’s younger sister Luanne in this film. Dedee Pfeiffer also had a bit part in Into The Night (1985). See more »


Goofs

The idea that a reporter’s name can be changed (from Sally to Tally) at the last minute via a script on the teleprompter is preposterous. A seasoned anchor like Marcia would see it, assume it was a typo, and say the original name. See more »


Quotes

Rob Sullivan:
Some people in this business get jaded because it’s always the same awful stories. And it is the same stories – but they’re happening to different people.

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Connections

Referenced in Melissa & Joey: Up Close & Personal (2010)

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Soundtracks

New World
Performed by Céline Dion
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