Moonstruck is a 1987 American romantic comedy film directed by Norman Jewison and written by John Patrick Shanley. It is about a widowed, 37-year-old, Italian-American woman who falls in love with her fiancé’s estranged, hot-tempered younger brother.
The film was released on December 16, 1987 in New York City, and then nationally on January 15, 1988. It was nominated for six Oscars at the 60th Academy Awards, winning for Best Original Screenplay, Best Actress (Cher), and Best Supporting Actress (Olympia Dukakis).
Performed by Dean Martin
Courtesy of Capitol Records, Inc.
Music by Harry Warren (uncredited)
Lyrics by Jack Brooks (uncredited)
It Must Be Him
Performed by Vikki Carr (as Vicki Carr)
Courtesy of Liberty Records
Written by Gilbert Bécaud and Maurice Vidalin (uncredited)
English lyrics by Mack David (uncredited)
Performed by Renata Tebaldi and Carlo Bergonzi
Courtesy of Polygram Special Projects, a division of Polygram Records, Inc.
Music by Giacomo Puccini (uncredited)
Libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica (uncredited)
with Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia (uncredited)
Conducted by Tullio Serafin (uncredited)
(Act I: “Questo ‘Mar Rosso’ mi ammollisce e assidera” / Act I: “O soave fanciulla” / Act II: “Quando men’ vo” / Act III: “Addio… Donde lieta usci al tuo grido d’amore”).