Ratings

MetaCritic Rating 27%
TMDB Rating 5.4
IMDB Rating 5.3
RottenTomatoes Rating 13%

Financials

Revenue: $4,398,989

Budget: $6,000,000

Profit: - $-1,601,011


Movie Details

Tag Line: Magic opened up their hearts... Love did the rest.

Status: Released

Average Rating: 5

Release Date: Feb 5, 1999

Rating: PG-13

Run Time: 1h 35m

Original Language: English

Website: -

Production Countries: United States of America

Production Companies: New Regency Pictures , Taurus Film , Polar Entertainment Corporation


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Synopsis

After her mother's death, mediocre chef Amanda Shelton is having trouble attracting customers to her family's restaurant. While shopping for ingredients, she is given a magical crab by mysterious Gene O'Reilly. Afterward, Amanda's dishes suddenly become excellent, inducing strong emotional reactions in everyone who eats them. Tom Bartlett, who is preparing to open his own eatery, tries her cooking and falls in love.


Main Cast

Sarah Michelle Gellar

Sarah Michelle Gellar

Amanda Shelton

Age : 44 | Popularity : 26%

Sean Patrick Flanery

Sean Patrick Flanery

Tom Bartlett

Age : 55 | Popularity : 18%

Dylan Baker

Dylan Baker

Jonathan Bendel

Age : 61 | Popularity : 14%

Patricia Clarkson

Patricia Clarkson

Lois McNally

Age : 61 | Popularity : 19%

Lawrence Gilliard Jr.

Lawrence Gilliard Jr.

Nolan Traynor

Age : 49 | Popularity : 11%

Christopher Durang

Christopher Durang

Gene O'Reilly

Age : 72 | Popularity : 3%

Betty Buckley

Betty Buckley

Aunt Stella

Age : 73 | Popularity : 15%

Olek Krupa

Olek Krupa

Valderon

Age : 65 | Popularity : 21%


Crew

Department Role Name
Production Casting
Suzanne Smith
Suzanne Smith
Billy Hopkins
Billy Hopkins
Kerry Barden
Kerry Barden
Executive Producer
Arnon Milchan
Arnon Milchan
Elisabeth Robinson
Elisabeth Robinson
Producer
Joseph M. Caracciolo Jr.
Joseph M. Caracciolo Jr.
Jon Amiel
Jon Amiel
John Fiedler
John Fiedler
Art Set Decoration
Justin Scoppa Jr.
Justin Scoppa Jr.
Production Design
John Kasarda
John Kasarda
William Barclay
William Barclay
Art Direction
Caty Maxey
Caty Maxey
Beth Kuhn
Beth Kuhn
Art Department Coordinator
Ed Baldi
Ed Baldi
Directing Director
Mark Tarlov
Mark Tarlov
Camera Director of Photography
Robert M. Stevens
Robert M. Stevens
Editing Editor
Paul Karasick
Paul Karasick
Costume & Make-Up Costume Design
Janie Bryant
Janie Bryant
Writing Writer
Judith Roberts
Judith Roberts
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