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Serious Moonlight (2009)

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A high-powered attorney duct tapes her adulterous husband to the toilet ... right before their home is invaded by burglars.

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Louise wants to find a way to reconnect with her husband, Ian, who is divorcing her after many years of marriage. But when she surprises him at their country home, she is more than slightly dismayed that the roses and romantic set-up are not for her but for his much younger mistress. Louise takes matters into her own hands, and abducts Ian duct-taping him to the toilet, where he must admit to his true feelings and he is unable to leave her. Things grow exceedingly awry for everybody when a burglar shows up at their house, and then everybody must discover and admit to their true feelings. Written by napierslogs

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a love/hate comedy.

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Rated R for language and some threatening behavior | See all certifications »

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4 December 2009 (USA)  »

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Armadilhas do Amor  »

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Opening Weekend:

$11,636 (USA) (4 December 2009)

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$25,137 (USA) (25 December 2009)
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The ending is dedicated to actor and director Adrienne Shelly who was murdered in 2006 when she caught a man, who had broken into her office, stealing money from her purse. See more »

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In the scene where Sara arrives and Louise has to tape Ian, the tape almost touches his left side-burn while, when coming back to the house the tape now is far from it. See more »

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[first lines]
Louise: [on the phone] Michelle.
Michelle: Yeah?
Louise: I threw heck to the wind and drove up to the country a day early, want to surprise Ian, spend the long weekend with him. So, I need you to call Metler and tell him that the papers were filed yesterday and everything is fine, and I will talk to him first thing on Monday morning. Then call my dentist, cancel my appointment, and reschedule it for Tuesday afternoon. And then cancel my meetings for the rest of the day. You know what to do, that's why you ...
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Referenced in Late Show with David Letterman: Episode #17.30 (2009) See more »

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Getting Some Fun Out of Life
Written by Edgar Leslie and Joseph A. Burke
Performed by Madeleine Peyroux
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One shoe on shoulder of highway ..
15 February 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is listed as comedy, crime, and romance ... there isn't one minute of any believable comedy, crime, or romance. Honestly I do not see how this flick got beyond the editing room.

It's like my title ... that one shoe you see along the side of a road ... how did it get there? How did this movie get made? It's half a movie! It just has people saying their lines, then it ends.

Maybe the producers blew the budget on rehearsal and just went with what they had .... which is nothing but a bore. I kept expecting the entire robbery to have been a setup for a twist in the plot at the end .. no that doesn't happen.

An awful half a movie!


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