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Ira & Abby (2006)

A hastily married couple quickly devolve into a life of affairs, meddling parents, and therapy.

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Marvin the Limo Driver (as Modi Rosenfeld)
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A hastily married couple quickly devolve into a life of affairs, meddling parents, and therapy.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes therapy.

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

9 May 2008 (Mexico)  »

Also Known As:

Cásate conmigo otra vez  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$36,938 (USA) (14 September 2007)

Gross:

$220,234 (USA) (14 December 2007)
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1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Arlene Black: Marriage is not something to be taken lightly.
Abby Willoughby: I don't take it lightly, I just have a really good feeling about this.
Arlene Black: Ugh, sweetheart, it isn't about feelings. Marriage is a contract.
Abby Willoughby: It isn't about feelings?
Ira Black: Marriage isn't about feelings?
Arlene Black: No, it is, of course it is.
Seymour Black: Yeah, it's about feeling terrible and criticized.
Arlene Black: [coldly] Sy, don't start.
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Written by Jenny Lewis and Blake Sennett
Performed by Rilo Kiley
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The most intelligent and enjoyable romantic comedy I have seen in years!
26 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

We saw the film at its LA Film Festival premier on June 23, and it is terrific! The film follows Ira (Chris Messina), a neurotic therapist-to-be through his chance meeting and resulting relationship with warm, free-spirited Abby (Jennifer Westfeldt). Messina's performance was convincing and great fun. Jennifer Westfeldt is more beautiful - and just as engaging - as she was in Kissing Jessica Stein. The combination of Judith Light and Robert Klein as Ira's parents was perfect. Klein's comedic timing is a great complement to Westfeldt's brilliant script. Fred Willard is Abby's dad, and his performance is terrific as well. This is the most intelligent and enjoyable romantic comedy that I have seen in years.


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