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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
A comedy about love... after marriage.
Did You Know?
Billy Crystal co-write, produced, directed, and starred in this film. It was his second directorial effort. See more
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
[discussing the bridge from "An American in Paris", Mickey sings a line from the movie
"It's very clear..."
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
When You Love Someone
Written by Carole Bayer Sager
, Marc Shaiman
and Anita Baker
Performed by Anita Baker
and James Ingram
Produced by David Foster
Executive producer: Carole Bayer Sager See more