As a rich Manhattanite in Queens Logic, Jamie Lee Curtis is hot for fishmonger Joe Mantegna because he's from the other side of the river and the wrong side of the tracks. Mantegna is equally intrigued by Curtis' pedigree. Their recipe for love take one outer-borough boor, add one New York City sophisticate, and mix it up echoes the class-conscious romances in these other Gotham tales:
SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER (1977)
Tony Manero (John Travolta) is king of the Brooklyn discos, but the Manhattan life-style of dance partner Stephanie (Karen Lynn Gorney) sets him yearning for a better life across the bay.
WORKING GIRL (1988)
Secretary Tess McGill (Melanie Griffith) escapes her dreary Staten Island life by nabbing a plumb job and a bigwig beau on Wall Street.
SOMEONE TO WATCH OVER ME (1987)
A married Queens cop (Tom Berenger) gets a case of penthouse envy when he's assigned to protect a Fifth Avenue socialite (Mimi Rogers) who has witnessed a murder.
CROSSING DELANCEY (1988)
In this intra-borough romance Upper-West-Sider Izzy Grossman (Amy Irving) surrenders to the charm of a Lower-East-Side pickle merchant (Peter Riegert). It's one of the movies' few Manhattan matchups where happiness equals downward mobility.