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Ira & Abby (2006)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  9 May 2008 (Mexico)
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A hastily married couple quickly devolve into a life of affairs, meddling parents, and therapy.

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

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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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9 May 2008 (Mexico)  »

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Cásate conmigo otra vez  »

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$3,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$220,234 (USA) (14 December 2007)
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Arlene Black: [Of her 33-year marriage] You two need to know the truth. It's no picnic!
Abby Willoughby: Were you in love in the beginning?
Arlene Black: [simultaneously] No.
Seymour Black: [simultaneously] Not so much.
Ira Black: [unnerved] I thought you were madly in love.
Arlene Black: That's what we told you when you were younger. It was a good story, it made you happy.
Ira Black: You were never in love? That's... that's depressing!
Seymour Black: That's why we didn't tell you.
Arlene Black: You learn to love. You *learn* to love, because you're *stuck* with each other.
Seymour Black: Well, not stuck. Um - *hinged*. Hinged! You're ...
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Enjoyable.
20 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this film at the LA film festival, and enjoyed it, even if it left me pretty much right away.

The plot is one we've seen before, almost a sitcom plot, outgoing girl meets nebbishy guy. It's kind of a cross between an older Woody Allen film and Darhma and Greg, but what makes it enjoyable is the cast.

The two leads are fine, but it's the supporting pros that steal the film with relish whenever they can. Robert Klein, Frances Conroy, Fred Willard all seem to be having a very fun time, and that translates right out into the audience.

I think it was shot on digital instead of film, which makes it kind of different to look at, but not unpleasant at all.

A fun date movie!


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