The Butcher's Wife

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"She's a psychic who's turning New Yorkers into lovers. Obviously, she's from out of town."
  • PG-13
  • 1991
  • 1 hr 47 min
  • 5.4  (8,790)

In The Butcher's Wife, Demi Moore stars as Marina, a clairvoyant woman from a small island off the coast of North Carolina. She experiences visions and premonitions that bring her to New York City in search of her true love, even though she does not know who he is or what he looks like. When Marina arrives in the city, she meets Leo Lemke (played by Jeff Daniels), a married psychiatrist who becomes her friend and confidant. Leo becomes intrigued by Marina's abilities and tries to help her find her true love, but their relationship becomes complicated as Marina's visions suggest that Leo is the man she has been searching for.

Meanwhile, Marina meets and marries a cantankerous, middle-aged butcher named Louie (played by George Dzundza), who initially rejects her strange behavior and beliefs. However, as Marina's visions begin to come true and Louie experiences her psychic abilities firsthand, he begins to accept and support her.

As Marina navigates her relationships with Leo and Louie, she faces challenges and struggles with her gift. She is often misunderstood and rejected by those who do not believe in her abilities, and she struggles to reconcile her visions with the reality of her life.

Throughout the movie, Marina's visions and premonitions provide a mystical soundtrack to her life. As she tries to navigate her relationships and find her true love, she experiences vivid dreams and visions of the future, which guide her decisions and actions.

The Butcher's Wife is a romantic comedy that explores themes of love, fate, and spirituality. It showcases Demi Moore's acting abilities, as she delivers a nuanced performance as a woman struggling to reconcile her unusual gift with the realities of the world around her. Jeff Daniels and George Dzundza deliver strong supporting performances, adding depth and complexity to Marina's relationships with the men in her life.

Overall, The Butcher's Wife is an enjoyable and heartwarming movie that will appeal to anyone who believes in the power of fate and the mysteries of the universe. It is a charming romantic comedy that explores themes of love and destiny with humor, wit, and a touch of magic.

The Butcher's Wife is a 1991 fantasy movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 47 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.4.

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    5.4  (8,790)