After her husband unexpectedly leaves her, Grace Beasley (Kathy Bates) spontaneously travels to Great Britain to attend the funeral of Victor Fox, a singer she adored. There, she meets the lover of the dead pop star, played by Rupert Everett, and convinces him to return to Chicago with her to find the singer's killer. Guest appearance by Julie Andrews. Written by
If love takes no prisoners, somebody forgot to tell them.
Motion Picture Rating
Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, sexual content, brief strong language and some violence
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Did You Know?
The china used in the tea house when Kathy Bates
, Lynn Redgrave
and the other sisters is Royal Albert Old Country Roses. This china is frequently used in movies where tea is being served. See more
When Grace collapses on hearing that Victor Fox has been murdered, she drives her shopping cart into a display of Orange Slice soda. The sodas are clearly in plastic bottles, but the sound effect is of glass bottles being knocked over. See more
Grace, I was the valet and you were the wife. And neither of us has existed for some time.
The closing credits tell us that "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head" was "sung a little by Kathy Bates" and "Climb Ev'ry Mountain" was "sung even less by Kathy Bates." See more
Perfect Situation for a Fool
Written by Jai Josefs and Roy Brown
Performed by George Highfill See more