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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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Release Date:

18 December 2009 (USA)  »

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Untitled Hugh Grant/Sarah Jessica Parker Project  »

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$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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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 »

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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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Meryl Morgan: I've never been to a Bargain Barn.
Clay Wheeler: Are you pulling my leg?
Paul Morgan: They don't have them in New York.
Clay Wheeler: What's that got to do with anything?
Meryl Morgan: Well, that's why I've never been to one.
Clay Wheeler: I'm still not following you.
Meryl Morgan: They don't have Bargain Barns in New York, so that's why I've never been to one.
Paul Morgan: We've also never been to one in Chicago, which is where we're from.
Clay Wheeler: Oh. I see.
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After the credits Meryl Morgan's answering machine is heard once again See more »

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Another Predictable Romantic Comedy
18 December 2009 | by (New Orleans, Louisiana) – See all my reviews

My husband and I just got back from seeing "Did You Hear About The Morgans" and it was a cute movie but very predictable. Hugh Grant's acting is almost painful to watch. I had read somewhere that he actually doesn't like acting and it appears that way in this film. Sarah Jessica Parker acts the same way she does in Sex And The City. She isn't much for characterization. Sam Elliott and Mary Steenberger have smaller parts but they are the best thing about this movie. Both are superb actors and don't "overact" or "overdramatize" their parts. Overall it is a cute date movie and it's worth seeing but I can't give it more than four stars. It is just another cookie cutter type romantic comedy that Hollywood is cranking out these days. You can actually predict some of the dialogue.


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