When a Man Loves a Woman
When a Man Loves a Woman (1994)

A dramatic treatment of a family torn apart by alcoholism and recovering from it, this was a star vehicle for popular actress Meg Ryan, who plays Alice Green, a school counselor who has a serious drinking problem. Her husband is Michael… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: April 29, 1994
DVD Release Date: February 15, 2000
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Critic Score: 71% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Renee Schonfeld
Common Sense Media

Exceptional tale of a family in crisis; cursing, alcoholism.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Salutes the inner work that must be done to keep alive the sacred dimensions of love and commitment.

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Emanuel Levy

Meg Ryan gives a solid peformance in this flawed melodrama about alcoholics

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Clint Morris

There won't be a dry eye in the house. Just sublime.

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Flixster Audience Score: 78% Flixster User Reviews
Jennifer Xu
Meg Ryan really freaked me out in a hot-mess kind of way.
♥Robyn M♥
Michael and Alice Green (Andy Garcia and Meg Ryan) appear to be the perfect " yuppie" couple. They live in a cozy home and have two lovely young… More
erika bruhns
not good acting plot was lacking. too slow and to serious.
Wahida K
Through the good times. Through the bad times. When a Man Loves a Woman it should be for all times. I was very touched by this Movie.
Sajin P A
MegRyan continues to be one of my favourite actresses and this movie is proof why. Andy Garcia also excelled as a loyal husband helping his wife get through her… More
Candy Rose
Need lots of tissues as this movie is so sad about a drunk mother.