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 and Barry Manilow. 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 Maudey fires Dirk's pistol at the serial killer, the blast propels her off of her feet. In reality, this type of gun lacks the kind of blow-back power to do this, even in the case of a dwarf. See more
Frump without a life.
Valet without a car.
LIFE WITHOUT A POINT.
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
Spoofs Jerry Springer
Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head
Written by Burt Bacharach
and Hal David
Sung a little by Kathy Bates See more