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Benny and Joon
- Director: Jeremiah S. Chechik
- Release Date: 16 April 1993 (USA)
- Run Time: 98 min
- Country: USA
- Genre: Comedy , Drama , Romance
Watch movie: Benny & Joon (1993)
Tagline: A romance on the brink of reality.
Trivia: The apartment used as Ruthie's was a disaster area when the production crew found it. They had to renovate the entire apartment.
Goofs: Continuity: When Joon plays poker, she asks for two cards--one can be seen as being a black card. When she shows her hand, she has five hearts.
"In a small town, an auto mechanic named Benny is devoted to taking care of his mentally ill sister, Joon, who can barely function alone in the real world despite being a talented artist. This relatively stable situation is shaken up when Benny is obliged in a poker game to welcome another player's relative, Sam, to his home for a few days. When Sam arrives, he quickly makes an impression with his quietly eccentric ways which emulate the antics of the great silent movie comedian, Buster Keaton. Without Benny's full knowledge, Sam and Joon find themselves drawn to each other to the fullest degree. However when Benny finds out, it creates a rift in the siblings as they struggle to accept their relationship is profoundly changing with the presence of this odd newcomer"