Cross My Heart
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Theatrical release poster
Directed byArmyan Bernstein
Written byArmyan Bernstein
Gail Parent
Produced byLawrence Kasdan
CinematographyThomas Del Ruth
Edited byMia Goldman
Music byBruce Broughton
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
  • November 13, 1987 (1987-11-13) (USA)
Running time
90 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$7 million
Box office$1,025,762[1]

Cross My Heart is an American romantic comedy that was released in the United States on November 13, 1987.[2] It stars Martin Short and Annette O'Toole.


Bruce Gaynor (Paul Reiser) advises David Morgan (Short) while Nancy (Joanna Kerns) advises Kathy (O'Toole) on how to go about their third and most intimate date.

Although they have dated twice, they have not revealed their biggest secrets. This third date challenges their relationship as the truths surface. Both parties find that honesty really is the best policy.



Cross My Heart holds a rating of 46% on Rotten Tomatoes from 13 reviews.[3]


The film was released on VHS in 1988 by MCA Home Video and contains a trailer for the film Positive I.D. at the end. Universal released the film onto DVD on August 3, 2010.

In June of 2022, Mill Creek Entertainment released Cross My Heart on Blu-ray as a single-disc double feature along with the 1991 Martin Short comedy Pure Luck.


  1. ^ Cross My Heart at Box Office Mojo
  2. ^ Maslin, Janet (November 13, 1987). "Cross My Heart (1987) Film: 'Cross My Heart,' a Date in Detail". The New York Times.
  3. ^ "Cross My Heart". Rotten Tomatoes.