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Forget Paris (1995)

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

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Mickey Gordon is a basketball referee who travels to France to bury his father. Ellen Andrews, an American living in Paris, works for the airline Mickey 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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Comedy | Romance

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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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Trivia

The film provides a credit for the "lighting of the Eiffel Tower." According to Billy Crystal, Paris officials required the credit in order to allow filming that showed the tower. See more »

Goofs

This is actually a correction to the last geographical goof. They are all in a restaurant in NYC. They are at Helen's. They even say it several times, and they also make reference to the fact that it was a Nicks game. So they are supposed to be in NYC not LA. They have all flown in to NYC for the wedding. See more »

Quotes

Mickey: I am very impressed, you've got little kids over here, 2-3 years old, and they're already speaking French.
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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 »

Connections

References Ieri oggi domani (1963) See more »

Soundtracks

Love Is Here To Stay
Written by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin
Performed by Billie Holiday
Courtesy of Verve Records
By arrangment with PloyGram Special Markets
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Well done, entertaining Crystal movie
20 May 2000 | by (Israel) – See all my reviews

For married couples of at least 10 years and/or over 40, this is an entertaining and intelligent movie. Billy Crystal captures the emotions and angst of a certain age and time in one's life, when looking back and forward is done with some trepidation, and the results are, if you're honest, mixed. Put the kids to bed, tell the teenagers you're busy and see this one with your spouse. Well worth the video rental.


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