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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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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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

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Release Date:

18 December 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Untitled Hugh Grant/Sarah Jessica Parker Project  »

Box Office

Budget:

$58,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$6,616,571 (USA) (18 December 2009)

Gross:

$29,580,087 (USA) (22 January 2010)
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The 35-mm print was sent to theaters code-titled "High Stakes". See more »

Goofs

The couch where Meryl sleeps has a table behind it that initially has a lamp on it. Throughout the movie, the lamp disappears when it would block parts of a shot, then reappears shortly thereafter. See more »

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Meryl Morgan: [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!
Paul Morgan: 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 ...
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After the credits Meryl Morgan's answering machine is heard once again See more »

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Referenced in Did You Hear About the Morgans - A Bear of a Scene (2010) See more »

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Jessica
Written by Dickey Betts (as Forrest Richard Betts)
Performed by The Allman Brothers Band
Courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Not Groundbreaking, But Entertaining Enough
17 January 2010 | by See all my reviews

If you're expecting an original groundbreaking comedy, you're probably going to be disappointed by this film. But if you're looking for a bit of sweet entertainment, it will fit the bill.

The acting was pretty decent, and there were quite a few chuckles throughout the movie. If you're looking for much more than that, you'll probably want to pick another movie. The biggest disadvantage was that the plot was absolutely predictable.

However, I was impressed with the way it showed a couple trying to work through a very serious problem in their relationship. The romance part was fairly believable.

It's not a movie that I'm dying to see again or rushing to go out and buy, but it was an enjoyable way to spend some time. I went to see it with family, and we all more or less enjoyed it.


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