|Three of Hearts|
|Directed by||Yurek Bogayevicz|
|Written by||Adam Greenman|
|Produced by||Matthew Irmas|
|Edited by||Dennis M. Hill|
|Music by||Joe Jackson|
|Distributed by||New Line Cinema|
Three of Hearts is a 1993 comedy-romance film directed by Yurek Bogayevicz and starring William Baldwin, Kelly Lynch, Sherilyn Fenn and Joe Pantoliano.
It involves a love triangle: a straight gigolo Joe (William Baldwin), his lesbian best friend Connie (Kelly Lynch), and her former lover, an attractive bisexual woman Ellen (Sherilyn Fenn).
Connie is desperate to win Ellen back and Joe volunteers to break Ellen's heart to convince her that heterosexual relationships are inferior to lesbian ones. The hope is that the disaster will cause her to return to Connie. Neither counts on Joe having feelings for Ellen nor expects her to discover the trick.
The movie received mixed reviews.It currently has a 53% rating on Rotten Tomatoes based on 17 reviews.
The movie debuted at No. 7 with $1,928,076 in its first weekend behind such films as Indecent Proposal and Benny & Joon .
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