• When a Man Loves a Woman (1994)

When a Man Loves a Woman

Release Date: March 15th, 1994

DVD Release Date: February 15th, 2000

R |2 hr 4 min

Plot Summary

A wife and mother of two daughters, Alice Green (Meg Ryan) has developed a severe drinking problem. While her husband, Michael (Andy Garcia), has been patient in dealing with this issue, it soon becomes clear that he has been enabling her alcoholism. When her addiction threatens her children's safety, Alice decides to enter a rehab clinic. Upon returning home, she finds that her new lifestyle causes an unexpected rift with Michael, leading to some soul-searching for the couple.

Cast: Andy Garcia, Meg Ryan, Lauren Tom, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Tina Majorino, Mae Whitman, Ellen Burstyn, Eugene Roche

Director: Luis Mandoki

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Touchstone Pictures

Keywords: Emotional, Daughter, Transformation, 1990s, Husband, Wife, Moving, Love


Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1995)