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
We're not in Manhattan anymore.
18 December 2009 (USA)
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Also Known As:
Untitled Hugh Grant/Sarah Jessica Parker Project
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Opening Weekend: $6,616,571
(18 December 2009)
(22 January 2010)
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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The 35-mm print was sent to theaters code-titled "High Stakes". See more
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
[on the answering machine
Hi, you've reached Meryl Morgan, I can't take your call right now, so leave a message and have a great day. Thanks!
Uh, hello, it is me, your uh... your husband, um... at least legally uh... still your husband, as recognized by the state of New York, and uh... in the end, who would argue with the governor? I uh... I wanted to call and just say hello, as it is approaching the three-month anniversary of our being separated, and I thought perhaps it might be ...
After the credits Meryl Morgan's answering machine is heard once again See more
Going Up the Country
Written by Alan Wilson
Performed by Canned Heat
Courtesy of Capitol Records
By arrangement with EMI Film & Television Music
[Played when the Morgans and Clay Wheeler leave the Cody airport and Clay drives them in his car] See more