MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 6,658 this week

Ira & Abby (2006)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  9 May 2008 (Mexico)
6.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.5/10 from 1,810 users   Metascore: 62/100
Reviews: 24 user | 29 critic | 15 from Metacritic.com

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

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Related News

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 25 titles
created 06 Dec 2010
 
a list of 43 titles
created 11 Feb 2013
 
a list of 38 titles
created 26 Aug 2013
 
a list of 21 titles
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 31 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Ira & Abby" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Ira & Abby (2006)

Ira & Abby (2006) on IMDb 6.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Ira & Abby.
5 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

An offbeat romantic comedy about a silver-painted street performer and the soft spoken zoo worker who falls for him.

Director: Lee Kirk
Stars: Jenna Fischer, Chris Messina, Topher Grace
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A woman searching for the perfect man instead discovers the perfect woman.

Director: Charles Herman-Wurmfeld
Stars: Jennifer Westfeldt, Heather Juergensen, Tovah Feldshuh
Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Director: James Savoca
Stars: Natia Dune, Larry Fleischman, Marlo Marron
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Events after an earthquake convince Owen, a writer of hack "as told to" autobiographies, to leave L.A. He burns his bridges telling people what he really thinks, quits his current client (a... See full summary »

Director: Jordan Hawley
Stars: Ashley Ummel, Sarah Ummel, Jack Jozefson
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A disillusioned medical student is stranded for a summer in a remote community of counterculture pot farmers, the last place in the world he imagined he would discover himself.

Directors: Darren Grodsky, Danny Jacobs
Stars: Jeremy Strong, Fairuza Balk, Peter Bogdanovich
Fairhaven (2012)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Dave returns to his hometown on the Massachusetts coast for his father's funeral, where his reunion with two old friends provides a healthy dose of reality.

Director: Tom O'Brien
Stars: Chris Messina, Rich Sommer, Tom O'Brien
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Two couples in their twenties, who are struggling to find substance and meaning in their lives and relationships, meet by happenstance in a New York City Irish tavern called The Four-Faced Liar.

Director: Jacob Chase
Stars: Daniel Carlisle, Todd Kubrak, Emily Peck
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Two best friends decide to have a child together while keeping their relationship platonic, so they can avoid the toll kids can take on romantic relationships.

Director: Jennifer Westfeldt
Stars: Jennifer Westfeldt, Adam Scott, Maya Rudolph
The Baxter (2005)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

In the style of a Howard Hawks comedy, Baxter follows the twists and turns of a young man's life during the two weeks before his wedding.

Director: Michael Showalter
Stars: Michael Showalter, Elizabeth Banks, Peter Dinklage
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A novelist and an accountant meet while they are traveling for work, and though they both are in relationships, their one-night stand could become something more.

Director: Matt Ross
Stars: Marin Ireland, Chris Messina, Robert Deamer
Road (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Director: Leslie McCleave
Stars: Catherine Kellner, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, James Urbaniak
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Director: Alexandra Brodsky
Stars: Seymour Cassel, Elisabeth Moss, Michael Esper
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Spiro Malas ...
Greek Waiter
...
...
Brad Bellamy ...
...
...
Janice (as Mary Louise Burke)
...
...
Michael McGrath ...
Tony the Doorman
...
...
...
1st Justice of the Peace
...
Marvin the Limo Driver (as Modi Rosenfeld)
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

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

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

9 May 2008 (Mexico)  »

Also Known As:

Cásate conmigo otra vez  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$220,234 (USA) (14 December 2007)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (European Film Market)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Ira Black: Honey, you make friends with *everyone*. With muggers, and killers, and strangers on the street. You'd make friends with Hitler if he came in for a tour.
See more »

Connections

Features Harvey (1950) See more »

Soundtracks

Ain't We Got Fun?
Music by Richard A. Whiting
Lyrics by Gus Kahn and Ray Egan
Performed by David Gursky (Piano)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Awesome movie!
24 June 2006 | by (Arcadia CA) – See all my reviews

Jennifer Westfeldt is just great in her role as Abby. But, her story and screenplay really make this a great film. Chris Messina is absolutely incredible in the lead role, which was certainly no piece of cake for any actor. But he pulls it off like a hot knife through butter. The two of them in this awesome script make for a great film. The supporting cast ain't chopped liver either. Judith Light and Robert Klein were a wonderful delight. This film has it all in terms of a meaningful story about love and romance done with great comedy and charm. It asks all the tough questions about marriage and answers them eloquently. The comedy is wonderfully done.

Anyone who's ever had a relationship, or wanted one, or ever thought about marriage or even divorce should see this film. The script moves along at a fast clip with witty dialog at every turn, like I haven't seen since His Girl Friday. The plot keeps twisting with surprises. Every other scene will have you laughing. This film takes a very serious look at the matters of love, marriage, and divorce and examines them deeply, while keeping it all on the lighter side. This is good old fashion romantic family comedy. They don't make them like this very often.


34 of 45 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
the end. the robber and abby? pellyadams
Jennifer Westfeldt and the decline of the smart comedy insidejohnsmind
List of Songs from the Movie? MermaidSequins
Witty, clever and entertaining jfbeckmann
Yeah! rlf929
Very funny, excellent ensmeble cast bbluestein
Discuss Ira & Abby (2006) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?