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For Richer or Poorer (1997)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 12 December 1997 (USA)
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A real estate hustler and his wife hide from the IRS among the Amish.

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Bryan Spicer
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tim Allen ... Brad Sexton
Kirstie Alley ... Caroline Sexton
Jay O. Sanders ... Samuel Yoder
Michael Lerner ... Phil Kleinman
Wayne Knight ... Bob Lachman
Larry Miller ... IRS Insp. Derek Lester
Miguel A. Núñez Jr. ... IRS Insp. Frank Hall
Megan Cavanagh ... Levinia Yoder
John Pyper-Ferguson ... Henner Lapp
Carrie Preston ... Rebecca Yoder
Ethan Phillips ... Jerry - Good Guys Realty
John Caponera John Caponera ... Dave - Good Guys Realty
Katie Moore Katie Moore ... Anna Yoder
Bobby Steggert ... Samuel Yoder Jr.
Michael Angarano ... Sammy Yoder
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Storyline

The incredibly rich, but miserable New York couple, Brad and Caroline Sexton, got framed by their accountant, and fled from the IRS to the one place where no one would look for them: Amish country. Now they've got to do their best to blend in, and learn how to love all over again. Written by LIIT

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Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some sexual innuendo and one use of strong language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 December 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

For Richer or Poorer See more »

Filming Locations:

Baltimore, Maryland, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,015,970, 14 December 1997

Gross USA:

$31,642,995

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$32,748,995
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DTS | Dolby Digital | DTS-Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Wayne Knight and Tim Allen have both appeared in Toy Story 2 (1998) See more »

Goofs

Fresh corn on the cob being served before any crops are planted. However, the corn could have been from a previous harvest. See more »

Quotes

Frank Hall, IRS: Whoa, look, sir. Hey, I know I may be a little new at this but I don't think we shoot people for cheating on their taxes.
Insp. Derek Lester: Oh. You're right. You are new at this.
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Crazy Credits

The end credits show funny outtakes and deleted scenes cut for time. See more »

Connections

References Dirty Harry (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Cheek to Cheek
Written by Irving Berlin
Performed by Sarah Vaughan
Courtesy of Verse Records by Arrangement with PolyGram Film and TV Licensing
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Tim Allen and Kirstie Alley. Hardly A Match Made in Heaven
25 November 2006 | by possumopossumSee all my reviews

Tim Allen and Kirstie Alley made one of the most mismatched couples I have ever seen, but that was the beauty of this movie, and the key to why it was so funny. They played off of each other very well. I also liked the fact that it didn't bash religion the way a lot of movies do nowadays, and that it won out at the end of the day.

My only complaint about this movie was the scene where they spent the night sleeping in a cow pasture. Kirstie Alley was either very distracted or had to have her nose cut off not to notice until early the next morning that she was sleeping in cow manure. Whoever wrote that script obviously didn't spend much time in the country. To him (or her), I say if you're standing or sleeping in the middle of cow manure, you would notice it right away. Kirstie Alley is a Kansas girl. I'm surprised she didn't take the writers to task over this.

Otherwise, this was a pretty upbeat, pretty funny movie. (I guess Big John was saying in horsease "I don't think so, Tim."). Seven out of ten for this one.


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