Only the Lonely

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Danny Muldoon (John Candy), a Chicago policeman, still lives with his overbearing mother Rose (Maureen O'Hara). He meets and falls in love with Theresa Luna (Ally Sheedy), whose father owns the local funeral parlour. Naturally, his mother objects to the relationship, and Danny and Theresa must either overcome her objections or give up the romance.

  1. Chris Columbus

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. John Candy

    John Candy

    Danny Muldoon

  2. Maureen O'Hara

    Maureen O'Hara

    Rose Muldoon

  3. Ally Sheedy

    Ally Sheedy

    Theresa Luna

  4. Anthony Quinn

    Anthony Quinn

    Nick Acropolis

  5. Jim Belushi

    Jim Belushi

    Sal Buonarte

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 44m

Budget -

Revenue $21,830,957.00

Homepage -

Release Information

  • May 24, 1991
    PG-13, Theatrical



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