Unconditional Love (2002) Movie

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(Hollywood) USA

Ratings / Votes
6.6/ 10 (2509 Votes)

MPAA Ratings
Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, sexual content, brief strong language and some violence

Production Company
Avery Pix [us]

Production Designer

All Producers

All Directors


Release Date
(Ireland) - 23 August 2002
(UK) - 23 August 2002
(Italy) - 9 May 2003
(USA) - 15 July 2003
(Norway) - 20 August 2003

Running Time

If love takes no prisoners, somebody forgot to tell them.

airplane, airplane-cockpit, airport, ale, american-abroad, american-in-the-uk, arrow, arrow-in-one's-leg, axe, baby, bacon, bagpipes, bar, bartender, beer, bicycle, big-ben-london, boy, bravery, bridge, british, brother-sister-relationship, bum, cafe, cd,

Technical Support
CAM:Panavision Cameras and Lenses
LAB:DeLuxe, USA - (prints)
OFM:35 mm
PCS:Panavision - (anamorphic)
PFM:35 mm - (Fuji)
RAT:2.35 : 1

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Full Cast

  1. Abbott, Steve (I) as [Graveyard Officer] <26>
  2. Aykroyd, Dan as [Max Beasley] <11>
  3. Beaver, Tom (I) as (uncredited) [Man in Airport]
  4. Bohn, Tim as [TV show producer]
  5. Briers, Richard as [Barry Moore] <7>
  6. Brookes, William J. as [Homeless]
  7. Campbell, Daniel (II) as [Baby Pokey]
  8. Campbell, Michael (XI) as [Baby Pokey]
  9. Cray, Ed (I) as (uncredited) [Homeless Picnic]
  10. Darlow, David (I) as [Man in Plane]
  11. Elkins, Don (II) as [TV Reporter]
  12. Everett, Rupert as [Dirk Simpson] <2>
  13. Finn, Pat (II) as [Keith]
  14. Finney, Mark as [Business Executive]
  15. Gulinello, Amo as [T.V. Station Intern]
  16. Herdman, Martin as [Drunken Man in Pub]
  17. Hoelzel, James as [Master of Ceremonies]
  18. Lusch, Fred as (uncredited) [Gay Youth]
  19. Lyke, Steve as [Businessman]
  20. Manilow, Barry as [Himself]
  21. Marcus, Stephen as [Thug in Rain]
  22. Maude-Roxby, Roddy as [Minister]
  23. McKinnon Miller, Joel as [Bartender]
  24. Nazimek, Larry as [Copilot]
  25. Noble, Bill (III) as [Homeless]
  26. Noble, Ian as [Thug in Rain]
  27. Noseworthy, Jack as [Andrew Beasley] <9>
  28. Peeples, Roderick as [Man in Gun Shop]
  29. Pitts, Greg (II) as [Officer Jones]
  30. Podell, Eyal as [Officer Romilly]
  31. Pryce, Jonathan as [Victor Fox] <12>
  32. Roberson, Rudy (II) as [Homeless]
  33. Ryall, David as [Funeral Director]
  34. Sarsgaard, Peter as [Window Washer] <4>
  35. Sciranko, Alan as (uncredited) [Extra]
  36. Stemberg, John as (uncredited) [Shopper]
  37. Truter, Gregor as [Dave]
  38. Washington, Javanley as [Homeless]
  39. Wax, Doug as [Navigator]
  40. Wyllie, Dan (I) as [Pete] <10>
  41. Abdoo, Rose as [Contest winner]
  42. Andrews, Julie (I) as [Julie Andrews]
  43. Ayer, Ashley Anne as ['Hitchcock Railway' dancer]
  44. Bates, Kathy (I) as [Grace Beasley] <1>
  45. Beacham, Stephanie as [Harriet Fox-Smith] <6>
  46. Boykin, Nancy as [Homeless]
  47. Davies, Gwenllian as [Woman in Pub]
  48. Eaton, Meredith as [Maudey Beasley] <3>
  49. Goldenhersh, Heather as [Grace's Daughter]
  50. Kusinski-Kinander, Peggy as [TV anchor]
  51. Lambton, Anne as [Lady in Plane]
  52. Littleford, Beth as [Morning Chicago TV Host]
  53. Mayeux, Rosalee as [Woman #1]
  54. Moody, Sia A. as (as Sia Moody) [TV field reporter]
  55. O Herlihy, Cornelia Hayes as [Mother]
  56. Oas, Elisabeth as [Talk Show Guest]
  57. Orrico, Laura as [Back-Up Singer]
  58. Peirse, Sarah as [Florist]
  59. Pickleman, Brenda (I) as [Woman in Red Bra, Jerry Springer guest] <15>
  60. Raphael, Sally Jessy as [Herself]
  61. Redgrave, Lynn as [Nola Fox] <5>
  62. Schram, Bitty as [Waitress]
  63. Smith, Rebekah Louise as [Nurse Mills]
  64. Stanton, Philippa (I) as [Waitress in Tea Room]
  65. Stiglic, Kaja as ['Hitchcock Railway' dancer]
  66. Vaccaro, Karen as [Jerry Springer Guest]
  67. Warren, Marcia as [Lynette Fox-Moore] <8>
  68. Wilkerson, Lisa Nicole as ['Hitchcock Railway' dancer]


  1. Comedy
  2. Drama
  3. Musical
  4. Thriller

Full Plot

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. Anonymous Plot not found

Total Business

GR: EUR 437,624 (Italy) (1 June 2003) GR: EUR 337,077 (Italy) (18 May 2003) GR: EUR 162,950 (Italy) (11 May 2003) OW: EUR 162,950 (Italy) (11 May 2003) (99 screens) WG: EUR 13,073 (Italy) (1 June 2003) (17 screens) WG: EUR 113,162 (Italy) (18 May 2003) (94 screens)

Movie Certificate

PG (Singapore)
LH (Iceland)
M (Australia)
7 (Denmark)
6 (Germany)
15 (UK)
PG-13 (USA)
13 (Argentina)
PG (Canada)(Ontario)

Music Composers

  1. Howard, James Newton


  1. Adefarasin, Remi

Dress Designers

  1. Vogt, Mary E.


Argentina Video Home [ar] - (Argentina) (DVD)
Argentina Video Home [ar] - (Argentina) (VHS)
Aurum Producciones [es] - (Spain)
Distribution Company [ar] - (Argentina)
Entertainment Film Distributors [gb]
Just Eye Information [jp] - (2011) (Japan) (TV)
Metropolitan Filmexport [fr]
New Line Cinema [us]
Nexo [it]
Starz! Network [us]
Warner Bros. [de] - (Germany)

Film Editors

  1. Jones, Robert C. (I)


  1. Adefarasin, Rene (first clapper loader)
  2. Asiz, Tariq (stand-in)
  3. Barrow, Brent (production assistant)
  4. Bergstrom, Bobbin (medical technical advisor) (uncredited)
  5. Breen, Brady (co-location manager)
  6. Brenneis, Marty (video playback engineer)
  7. Bullock, Lyndsay (daily floor runner)
  8. Carlson, Cori (assistant: P.J. Hogan)
  9. Cassidy, Melanie (location assistant)
  10. Chapman, Caroline (I) (floor runner)
  11. Charlton, Catherine (dialogue coach)
  12. Charlton, Gavin (sous chef)
  13. Christophi, Andria (assistant production coordinator)
  14. Claus, Melanie (hotel coordinator)
  15. Cukierman, Jonas (production assistant)
  16. Currie, James (III) (location assistant)
  17. Dardari, Nour (production accountant)
  18. Davidson, Vernon (I) (additional production assistant)
  19. Fumarolo, Jenny (set production assistant)
  20. Grant, Richard (II) (auricle operator)
  21. Haddock, Andrew (video coordinator)
  22. Heathcote, Lisa (food stylist)
  23. Henning, Robert B. (stand-in)
  24. Hill, Andrew (IX) (runner) (uncredited)
  25. Hoffman, Derek (I) (production assistant)
  26. Hug, Don J. (location manager)
  27. Hurt, Jeffrey (I) (craft service foreman)
  28. Jacobs, Marc (I) (production resources)
  29. Jones, C. David (production assistant)
  30. Kosevic, Alexandra (assistant production coordinator: UK)
  31. LaPalio, Tony (stand-in: Rupert Everett) (as Anthony R. LaPalio)
  32. Lather, Barry (I) (choreographer)
  33. Levine, Robert A. (unit publicist)
  34. Marinaccio II, Stephen A. (production coordinator: re-shoots)
  35. Marquardt, Derek J. (production assistant)
  36. McCort, Ray (helicopter pilot)
  37. McLean, Andy (I) (stand-in)
  38. Murphy, Jack (III) (choreographer)
  39. O'Connor, Susan (II) (first assistant accountant) (as Susan L. Giordano)
  40. Oyer, Deb K. (production coordinator)
  41. Payne, Adam (I) (production assistant)
  42. Quinn, Sue (I) (location manager)
  43. Shane, Ericka N. (construction accountant)
  44. Sodini, Jim (production assistant)
  45. Tallman, Mary (I) (script supervisor: second unit)
  46. Thomas, Aurelia (assistant location manager)
  47. Triefus, Fran (production coordinator)
  48. Urbain, Dan (remote head technician)
  49. Vick, Lisa (script supervisor: UK)
  50. Wade, James E. (production assistant)


Maudey: Nobody messes with a dwarf in a red raincoat. Lady in Plane: Julie Andrews is in the cockpit. Man in Plane: THANK GOD. Julie Andrews: OH, BUGGER OFF. Dirk Simpson: Frump without a life. Grace Beasley: Valet without a car. Dirk Simpson: LIFE WITHOUT A POINT. Grace Beasley: That's Tom Jones. Nola Fox: Don't you think I'd know my own brother's voice? Waitress: Actually, it's Tom Jones. I put the CD on myself. Nola Fox: [slaps waitress across the face] SLUT. Maudey: Is this rudeness deliberate, or are you just lacking in social skills? Dirk Simpson: I don't believe in unconditional love, I mean, what is it anyway? Cut off my ears, steal my money and I'll love you anyway? Grace Beasley: Yes, and more. Dirk Simpson: More? Grace Beasley: You don't have to love me back. Victor Fox: I have sex with other men, but I sleep with you. Nola Fox: We love gay youth. Officer Jones: [after discovering Maudey and Dirk making out and then Finding Grace] What are you doing? Grace Beasley: I'm watching them!

Other Titles

  1. Insieme per caso (2003) (ENG)

  2. Wer tötete Victor Fox? (2004) (ENG)
    (Germany) (imdb display title)

  3. Who Shot Victor Fox (2001) (ENG)
    (USA) (working title)

Shooting/Filming Locations

  1. Chicago Studio City - 5660 W. Taylor Street, Austin, Chicago, Illinois, USA - (studio)
  2. Chicago, Illinois, USA
  3. London, England, UK
  4. Ludlow, Shropshire, England, UK
  5. O'Hare International Airport, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  6. Pembridge, Herefordshire, England, UK
  7. Weobley, Herefordshire, England, UK


- The china used in the tea house when 'Kathy Bates (I)' (qv), 'Lynn Redgrave' (qv) and the other sisters is Royal Albert Old Country Roses. This china is frequently used in movies where tea is being served.

- Shot in 1999, the film stayed on the shelf until it premiered in the US on the Starz cable network on Aug 2, 2003 and then went straight to DVD.