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Town & Country (2001)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  27 April 2001 (USA)
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Porter Stoddard is a well-known New York architect who is at a crossroads... a nexus where twists and turns lead to myriad missteps some with his wife Ellie, others with longtime friends ... See full summary »

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Porter
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Alex
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Ellie
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Mona
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Griffin
Vincent Lascoumes ...
Waiter
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Barney (as Bill Hootkins)
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Yolanda
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Tom (as Joshua Hartnett)
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Alice
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Omar
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Alejandro
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Holly
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McKlellen
Eve Crawford ...
Margaret
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Porter Stoddard is a well-known New York architect who is at a crossroads... a nexus where twists and turns lead to myriad missteps some with his wife Ellie, others with longtime friends Mona and her husband Griffin. Deciding which direction to take often leads to unexpected encounters with hilarious consequences. Written by Sarah Lean <Sarah.Lean@talk21.com>

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There's no such thing as a small affair.

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for sexuality and language | See all certifications »
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27 April 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Aitia diazygiou  »

Box Office

Budget:

$90,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,029,858 (USA) (27 April 2001)

Gross:

$6,712,451 (USA) (25 May 2001)
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Trivia

The film was released (2001) three years after filming initially began (1998). See more »

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When Porter and Griffin are having lunch in the hotel the girl (who becomes Porter's first affair) is playing a double bass in the lobby. The soundtrack music, apart from being very obviously not synchronised with what she is playing, is a viola or possibly violin - definitely not a bass. See more »

Quotes

Eugenie: Mother, I think you really have a problem.
Eugenie's Mother: You're damned right I have a problem. He won't do it to me anymore. Yes, his limp carrot is the root of all my problems. All my doctors tell me so. Every motherfucking one of them.
[Raises glass]
Eugenie's Mother: Fucking. Going upstairs.
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Referenced in Secret Things (2002) See more »

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You're Gonna See a Lot of Me
Written by Al Goodhart, Al Hoffman and Mann Curtis (as Manny Kurtz)
Performed by Lisa Ekdahl & Peter Nordahl Trio
Courtesy of BMG Sweden AB
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Warren Got Fingered
15 May 2002 | by See all my reviews

This is as bad as you've heard. Insultingly stupid. I really only watched it to see Josh Hartnett, who mercifully was spared a lot of the embarrassment.

Then again, there is so much to be embarrassed about, so much to go around, he could have taken some on to ease the burden for all the 'adults' who are on display dishonoring their craft.

Diane Keaton should have the most explaining to do, as she sleep-walks through her part. She also has some difficult-to-hear dialogue, some of it involving husband Warren's endowment.

No, scratch that...Charlton Heston, as a character who has no business in the movie in the first place, has the most to explain. The scene where he threatens a party with a gun made the NRA also require an explanation.

No, wait... the trio of Jenna Elfman, Andie McDowell and Nastassia Kinski, as the women in Warren's life..they appear at will or when the situation calls for something illogical to happen.

I guess I should settle this by giving the award to Warren, who still has 'Ishtar' to apologize for. Its obvious in some ways its his movie, as the majority of the cast has worked with or for him before. What a great friend you are, Warren! Good thing for us you're not an agent, then good actors would do garbage like this more often.

1/10, needless to say. Avoid the pain.


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