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Did You Hear About the Morgans? (2009)

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In New York City, an estranged couple who witness a murder are relocated to small-town Wyoming as part of a witness-protection program.

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Meryl and Paul Morgan have separated since his infidelity. He's a Manhattan lawyer, seeking forgiveness. She's moved on, focusing on real estate sales. As he walks her to an appointment one evening, pleading his case, they witness a murder; the murderer sees them. The FBI wants them in witness protection until the killer is caught. He's already hunting them. The FBI sends them to Ray, Wyoming, a tiny ranch town, where they stay with the aging sheriff and his gun-toting wife (who's his deputy). Meryl and Paul must sort out their relationship while their New York ways bump up against those of the West. Meantime, Meryl knows two things that Paul doesn't. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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We're not in Manhattan anymore.

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Rated PG-13 for some sexual references and momentary violence | See all certifications »

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18 December 2009 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$58,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,155,060 (UK) (1 January 2010)

Gross:

£3,553,569 (UK) (29 January 2010)
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The 35mm print was sent to theaters code titled "High Stakes". See more »

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When Paul and Meryl are alone at the ranch after she talks with him at the rodeo dance, he's outside chopping wood. One camera angle shows him whacking at a round log with the axe, to no avail in splitting it. However, after Meryl walks outside the next camera angle shows he's splintered the log into 4ths or 5ths. See more »

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Earl Granger: You're not getting smart with me, are you, tea-drinker?
Paul Morgan: You know what I did to the last man who called me that? I stole his crumpet.
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Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea
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A pleasant time
5 February 2010 | by See all my reviews

OK, so it's not some great wonder-movie which will get a zillion Oscars

  • but hey, it was a pleasant movie to watch.




I liked that it was gentle and friendly, and suitable to enjoy with my 10 year old son. There are so many movies today where I feel like that I've spent some time with very rough individuals with low standards - and I should look for a better class of friend. So it was a great relief to simply have an enjoyable afternoon

I loved the warmth & down-to-earth-ness of the locals, and the city slickers seemed to appreciate that too.

Not the most amazing movie of the decade - but a very pleasant way to spend an afternoon.


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