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The Favor1994

The Favor (1994)



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A long-running sex fantasy, and vicarious thrills are the basis for this lightweight comedy. For years now Kathy has been dreaming of making passionate love to her handsome high school sweetheart, Tom. Though she is in a humdrum, but perfect marriage to Peter, a college professor, and has two wonderful children, she continues to be haunted by Tom. Kathy is going to the class reunion. Tom will be there. Fearing that she will be unable to resist the temptation to enact her fantasy, Kathy asks a favor of Emily, her best friend. Emily is wild and free. She and her boyfriend Elliot, an artist, are always gallivanting around the world. Emily is to go to Denver on business. Tom is in Denver. Kathy asks Emily to take Tom out and seduce him. Then she is to report back to Kathy with all the gory details. In this way Kathy will fulfill her fantasy. Emily does this. Problems arise when Tom seems to be even better than Kathy imagined. Now she is tempted to see for herself.

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Brad Pitt
as Elliott
Ken Wahl
as Tom Andrews
Larry Miller
as Joe Dubin
Kenny Twomey
as Mr. Lucky
Florence Schauffler
as Museum Docent
Elaine Mee
as Chunky Woman
John Horn
as Pastor
Wilma Bergheim
as 1st Lady at Church
Stephen Kahan
as Helpful Fisherman
Mary Marsh
as 2nd Lady at Church
Marilyn Blechschmidt
as Mrs. Konzulman
Sharon Collar
as Clerk at Drugstore
Carl King
as Man at Drugstore
Deborah White
as Professor Allen
Lisa Robins
as Stewardess
Arthur Burghardt
as Hotel Clerk
Steve Kahan
as Helpful Fisherman
Robert Biheller
as Fisherman
Gary Powell
as Fisherman
Moultrie Patten
as Peter's Cabbie
Guiseppe Tortellini
as Kathy's Cabbie
Joel Beeson
as Young Tom Andrews
Paul Beeson
as Young Tom Andrews
Susan Zeitlin
as Birthday Party Guest
Michelle Robinson
as Birthday Party Guest
Dylan Taylor (II)
as Birthday Party Guest
Doug Baldwin
as Birthday Party Guest
Kim Walker
as Jill Topial, Lamaze Class
Jordan Christopher Michael
as Alex, Lamaze Class
Claire Stansfield
as Miranda, Lamaze Class
O-Lan Jones
as Mrs. Moyer, Lamaze Class
Milt Oberman
as Mr. Moyer, Lamaze Class
Mindy Sterling
as Debbie Rollins, Lamaze Class
Heather Morgan
as Linda, Lamaze Class
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Critic Reviews for The Favor

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (5)

The ending of the film is appalling.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

I remember seeing this when first released, and I remember not liking it, but I no longer remember the film at all.

August 28, 2003 | Rating: 1/5

Audience Reviews for The Favor

Fine romantic comedy that desperately wants to be ribald sex farce, it's just not played with the proper tone.

Dean McKenna
Dean McKenna

Super Reviewer


pleasant trifle nothing more, made before brad hit the big time.

jay nixon
jay nixon

Super Reviewer

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