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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)  »

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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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The production was hounded by re-shoots, rewrites, recasting, bad advance press, and an increasing budget. See more »

Goofs

In the frontal shot of the Claybourne's house while everyone is in bed, there are no tire tracks in the snow. But when Porter sneaks out of the house a while later, there are fresh tire tracks from his SUV already leading away from the house. See more »

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Porter: I understand that you were an intimate of Hemingway's.
Eugenie's Father: Intimate? Is that some kind of homo thing?
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References Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) See more »

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Performed by Arthur Adams
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Long on talent, short on laughs.
6 May 2002 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

"Town and Country" is a critically panned but mildly amusing flick which tells of the marital misadventures of two of middle aged couples (Hawn/Sanders, Keaton/Beatty) who split up over reasons of fidelity. The flick is top heavy with talent on the audience side of the lens with no evidence of same in screenplay and direction. Fraught with meandering repartee, comedic situation which come off like bad improv, a jerky flow, lack of cohesion, no center of gravity, etc. "T&C" isn't as awful as it is an underachiever. Okay for hard up sofa spuds.


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