Moonstruck is a 1987 romantic comedy film directed by Norman Jewison and written by John Patrick Shanley. The film stars Cher, Nicolas Cage, Vincent Gardenia, Danny Aiello, and Olympia Dukakis. It follows the story of a widowed Italian-American woman (Cher) who falls in love with her fiancé’s estranged brother (Cage). The film received critical acclaim and won three Academy Awards, including Best Actress for Cher, Best Supporting Actress for Dukakis, and Best Original Screenplay for Shanley.
The film is a hilarious and romantic tale about a woman who is engaged to be married, but falls in love with her fiancé’s brother. The story is full of funny moments, but also has a lot of heart. The characters are all likable and the performances are wonderful. Cher’s performance is especially noteworthy, as she brings a lot of charm and humor to the role. Cage also does a great job as the romantic lead.
Siskel & Ebert gave the film four stars and praised it for its humor and performances. They said that it was “a hilarious and romantic tale that is full of charm and wit.” They also said that it was “one of the best romantic comedies of the decade.”
Siskel & Ebert (1987): Moonstruck, Overboard, September, Batteries Not Included & Ironweed
The film was a box office success, grossing over $80 million worldwide. It was also nominated for six Academy Awards, winning three. It is now considered a classic and is often cited as one of the best romantic comedies of all time. Moonstruck is a timeless story that will make you laugh, cry, and feel all the feels.
If you’re looking for a hilarious and romantic tale that is sure to make you laugh and cry, then Moonstruck is the perfect choice. Whether you’re looking for a classic or a modern romantic comedy, Moonstruck is sure to please. Check it out on Twitch Movies or stream it at home.