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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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Anton Forenski (as Sandor Tecsy)
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Storyline

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)  »

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Untitled Hugh Grant/Sarah Jessica Parker Project  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$58,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,616,571, 20 December 2009, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$29,580,087

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$85,280,250
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Trivia

Sarah Jessica Parker's character's wedding vows to Hugh Grant's character ("Let me not to the marriage of true minds...") are taken from William Shakespeare's Sonnet 116, published in 1609. See more »

Goofs

In the rifle lesson scene, Emma shoots 3 cans off of a stump then hands the rifle to Meryl, gives her some brief instruction, and the cans are then magically back on the stump for Meryl to shoot at. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
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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Crazy Credits

After the credits Meryl Morgan's answering machine is heard once again See more »

Connections

Featured in Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.62 (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

True Love Ways
Written by Buddy Holly and Norman Petty
Performed by Buddy Holly
Courtesy of Geffen Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
[Played when Paul leaves Meryl on the couch and goes to his bedroom, and in a few short scenes that follow]
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Much ado about the Morgans
4 February 2010 | by See all my reviews

I've read so many critics trashing down this movie that I felt the need to come on its defense. I've seen it just a hour ago and for me it gave me what I was hoping to receive: after a tiring working day, traveling around in the rain, and not having time to lunch, I've stopped for dinner and between the Morgans and Mandela (Invictus) I went and bought a ticket for that romantic comedy. I don't understand how people can be so demanding about the genre. Everybody knows how a romantic comedy ends. It's not the story that matters and although I find Grant and Parker an unlikely match, they made me laugh and that was what I needed. "It's so quiet here I can hear my cells dividing". For that and a little bit more it was a pleasant experience, not so happy as Disneyland, though.


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