Simply Irresistible

Simply Irresistible (1999)

Magic opened up their hearts... Love did the rest.

  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release Date: 1999-02-05
  • User Rating: 5.2/10 from 112 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 35min
  • Language: Français
  • Production Company: New Regency Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
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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.

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  • Sarah Michelle Gellar

    as Amanda Shelton
  • Sean Patrick Flanery

    as Tom Bartlett
  • Dylan Baker

    as Jonathan Bendel
  • Patricia Clarkson

    as Lois McNally
  • Lawrence Gilliard Jr.

    as Nolan Traynor
  • Christopher Durang

    as Gene O'Reilly
  • Betty Buckley

    as Aunt Stella
  • Olek Krupa

    as Valderon
  • Amanda Peet

    as Chris
  • Alex Draper

    as Francois
  • Drew Nieporent

    as Gil Shapiro
  • Anthony Ruivivar

    as Ramos
  • Andrew McFarlane

    as The Poet
  • Steven Skybell

    as Mr. Mueller
  • Phyllis Somerville

    as Ruth
  • Bill Raymond

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