Mickey Gordon is a basketball referee who travels to France to bury his father. Ellen Andrews, an American living in Paris, works for the airline Mickey flies on. They meet and fall in love, but their relationship goes through many difficult patches. The story is told in flashback by their friends at a restaurant waiting for them to arrive.
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A comedy about love... after marriage.
Did You Know?
Like what happens in the movie, Billy Crystal and his wife Janice were hanging out in a restaurant with friends when they got the idea for the film. They were reliving funny moments and talking about the realities of marriage (after the honeymoon is over). In creating this film, Crystal was joined by writers Lowell Ganz and Babaloo Mandel, and long-time collaborator Rob Reiner. See more
In the scene depicting Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's farewell-in-Detroit game, there's an NBC Sports banner in the middle of the scorers table. Kareem's final season was 1988-89, NBC did not start broadcasting the NBA until the 1990-91 season. See more
Marriages don't work when one partner is happy and the other is miserable. Marriage is about both people being equally miserable.
The mannequin "SafetyMan" is credited as being played by "Himself" See more
References The Dick Van Dyke Show
Love Is Here To Stay
Written by George Gershwin
and Ira Gershwin
Performed by Gene Kelly
from 'An American in Paris'
Courtesy of Turner Entertainment Co. See more