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For Richer or Poorer (1997)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy  |  12 December 1997 (USA)
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A real estate hustler and his wife hide from the IRS among the Amish.

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The incredibly rich, but miserable New York couple, Brad and Caroline Sexton, got framed by their accountant, and fled from the IRS to the one place where noone would look for them: Amish country. Now they've got to do their best to blend in, and learn how to love all over again. Written by LIIT

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Rated PG-13 for some sexual innuendo and one use of strong language | See all certifications »

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12 December 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A las duras y a las maduras  »

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Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$6,015,970 (USA) (12 December 1997)

Gross:

$31,611,225 (USA) (13 March 1998)
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At one point Tim Allen responds to a logical statement by Kirstie Alley by calling her "Mr. Spock". While she never played Mr. Spock, she did play a Vulcan. She was Lt. Saavik in _Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)_ (gv) See more »

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The cab that Lachman hails when he's going to Kennedy is apparently marked as off duty. See more »

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Brad Sexton: Uh-oh. You've crossed over. You've become one of us.
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The end credits show funny outtakes and deleted scenes cut for time. See more »

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References Quincy M.E. (1976) See more »

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For the Love of Money
Written by Kenny Gamble (as Kenneth Gamble), Leon Huff, Anthony Jackson
Performed by The O'Jays
Courtesy of Epic Records by Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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When Tim Allen and Kirstie Alley meet....

They are absolutely hilarious! I thought this movie was funny. The story wasn't bad either. It's a regular "Good" comedy movie. The CIAs were hilarious too. Well, the fashion show stuff was pretty dumb, but it seemed neccessary for the movie. If you like comedy movies, watch this flick. I don't think you'll hate it.


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