• Fools Rush In (1997)

Fools Rush In

Release Date: 1997

DVD Release Date: February 10th, 1998

PG-13 |1 hr 48 min

Plot Summary

Three months after a one-night stand with Isabel Fuentes (Salma Hayek) in Las Vegas, New York City real estate developer Alex Whitman (Matthew Perry) learns she is pregnant. Despite being a terminal bachelor, Alex is drawn to Isabel, and the pair marries. Isabel's father, Miguel (Tomas Milian), suspects Alex has bad intentions, and the couple finds themselves pressured by both their families. When Alex is offered a promotion, he is torn between his new life in Las Vegas and success in New York.

Cast: Matthew Perry, Salma Hayek, Jon Tenney, Carlos Gomez, Tomas Milian, Siobhan Fallon, John Bennett Perry, Stanley DeSantis

Director: Andy Tennant

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Columbia Pictures Corporation

Keywords: Emotional, Office, Amusing, Transformation, 1990s, Love, House, Best friend, New York City, Family, Father

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    A sweet, entertaining retread of an ancient formula, in which opposites attract despite all the forces arrayed to push them apart. show more

  • 75
    James BerardinelliReelViews

    If you want daring or original, Fools Rush In isn't the movie to see. Like 90% of all romantic comedies, it follows a time-honored formula that allows little room for variation. show more

  • 75
    G. Allen JohnsonSan Francisco Examiner

    Perhaps a bit miscast, and with a penchant for too many double-takes, Perry nonetheless is game. show more

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