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For Richer or Poorer (1997)

 -  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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In the party scene where Emma says to Livinia, "They're all dressed alike..." Livinia is holding a cookie in her hand. The cookie jumps from her hand to baby Sam's hand numerous times between shots while they are talking. See more »

Quotes

Bob Lachman: Oh, I would give you one more piece of advice. If I were you, I would leave town, because I-I think they're gonna arrest you.
Brad Sexton: Arrest me? Why?
Bob Lachman: Well, because, you know, it's not my name on those returns, Sluggo. It's yours. Have a nice day.
[hangs up; directing the cabby]
Bob Lachman: Kennedy.
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References Dirty Harry (1971) See more »

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Doubleback
from the Motion Picture Back to the Future Part III (1990)
Written by Billy Gibbons, Frank Beard, Dusty Hill
Arranged by Alan Silvestri
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Excellent movie, especially to a Pennsylvanian
29 April 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie originally in NYC (Times Square) after I couldn't get seats to the Broadway show I wanted to see. After watching this movie, I was glad I missed the play. I laughed so hard, I was afraid I was going to be asked to leave the theater. I am a resident of Pennsylvania and have spent lots of time in Amish country. Their life style makes me hunger for the simple life, the peace and tranquility of sensible living. I have watched this movie about 25 times and I still look forward to seeing it again. Some thought should be given to a sequel perhaps. In these times of turmoil and discontent, maybe this blue-print for the simpler life should be considered. Incidentally, I know that Maryland locations were used as Pennsylvania stand-ins, but that okay. The scenery was almost as beautiful as ours.


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