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Forget Paris (1995)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  19 May 1995 (USA)
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Mickey Gordon is a basketball referee who travels to France to bury his father. Ellen Andrews is an American living in Paris who works for the airline he flies on. They meet and fall in ... See full summary »

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Mickey Gordon is a basketball referee who travels to France to bury his father. Ellen Andrews is an American living in Paris who works for the airline he flies on. They meet and fall in love, but their relationship goes through many difficult patches. The story is told in flashback by their friends at a restaurant waiting for them to arrive. Written by Philip Apps <apps@math.wisc.edu>

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A comedy about love... after marriage.

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Rated PG-13 for language, including some sex-related dialogue | See all certifications »

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19 May 1995 (USA)  »

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Olvídate de París  »

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$33,194,500 (USA)
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Debra Winger did not have another leading role after appearing in this film until 2001. See more »

Goofs

The last basketball game before the end, where Mickey is officiating whilst his friends wait for him at the restaurant, is made to seem to happen in LA. But in the shots of the game floor, the NY Knicks and Madison Square logo is clearly emblazoned on the hardwood. See more »

Quotes

Arthur: You asked for it, you got it, Toyota.
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Crazy Credits

At one point Billy Crystal's father-in-law moves in with them and drives him crazy by singing the Toyota slogan, "You asked for it...you got it" but he does it just like the commercial. At the end of the credits the father-in-law is reading the paper at the table while Billy Crystal is having breakfast. The father in law starts the slogan but waits about half a minute before finally finishing the line. See more »

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References Patton (1970) See more »

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When Billy met Debra...
8 May 2007 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Sadly lackluster romantic comedy, co-written, directed and starring Billy Crystal, is told in deadly flashbacks. A group of friends recount a colleague's courtship (and eventual marriage) to an unfulfilled woman, resulting in comic disasters. French locations and a bright cast do help a little bit, but the screenplay isn't very funny, instead becoming weighed down with cheap, lousy sentiment that doesn't play (and has more than a whiff of "When Harry Met Sally..." besides!). Only a minimum of laughs surface, particularly when William Hickey is on-screen as Debra Winger's aged father. Otherwise, Crystal and Winger are not well-matched and their marital ups-and-downs have a depressive feel, with an uneasy give and take full of failed wisecracks and pregnant pauses. Forget it! *1/2 from ****


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