Cousins is a 1989 American romantic comedy film directed by Joel Schumacher and starring Ted Danson, Isabella Rossellini, Sean Young, William Petersen, Keith Coogan, Lloyd Bridges and Norma Aleandro. The film is an American remake of the 1975 French comedy Cousin Cousine, directed by Jean-Charles Tacchella. It was filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, but set in Seattle, Washington.


Larry Kozinski (Danson) and Maria Hardy (Rossellini) meet at the wedding of Larry's uncle Phil and Maria's widowed mother Edie (Aleandro). The newly-made cousins-by-marriage begin talking before realizing both their spouses, Tish and Tom, are missing. Tish (Sean Young) and boorish Tom (Petersen) finally appear claiming Tom, an auto salesman, was showing Tish a car and it broke down. Tom, a serial cheater, breaks off all his illicit relationships, then visits Tish, a make-up consultant, wanting to sleep with her again, though she brushes him off. Shortly after the wedding, Phil suddenly passes away during a large family gathering. Phil's brother, Vince, arrives for the funeral. He offers to buy Phil's business from Edie, who he is immediately attracted to.