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
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A comedy about love... after marriage.
Did You Know?
The film includes on-the-court scenes with real-life basketball stars Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Shawn Kemp, and David Robinson. Star and co-creator Billy Crystal grew up with Abdul-Jabbar, played basketball as a youth, and is a longtime fan of the Los Angeles Clippers plus a regular attendee of their games. See more
In the scene depicting Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's farewell-in-Detroit game, there's an NBC Sports banner in the middle of the scorers table. Kareem's final season was 1988-89, NBC did not start broadcasting the NBA until the 1990-91 season. See more
Never say, "famous last words," because they could be.
You're a disturbed person, aren't you?
[Using the exact words - with similar deadpan voice and facial expression - of Jeremy Irons as the character Claus von Bulow replying to a similar comment in the 1990 film, "Reversal of Fortune"
You have no idea.
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
Love Is Here To Stay
Written by George Gershwin
and Ira Gershwin
Performed by Gene Kelly
from 'An American in Paris'
Courtesy of Turner Entertainment Co. See more