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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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Storyline

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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Trivia

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 end Brad and Sam are looking at the corn field, but it would have all ready been harvested because the Amish harvest before they have weddings. 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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The end credits show funny outtakes and deleted scenes cut for time. See more »

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References Lassie (1954) See more »

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The Garage Chase
from the Motion Picture The Cable Guy (1996)
Written by John Ottman
Courtesy of Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc.
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Lots of Fun
13 December 2002 | by (Eugene, Oregon) – See all my reviews

This movie may not be Academy Award material, but I found it very entertaining. The performances by Kirstie Alley and Tim Allen are hilarious. There's also a "moral to the story." I've seen "For Richer or Poorer" several times and highly recommend it.


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