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The Story of Us (1999)

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Ben and Katie Jordan are a married couple who go through hard times in fifteen years of marriage.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Ben Jordan
... Katie Jordan
... Erin Jordan at Ten
... Josh Jordan at Twelve
... Josh Jordan at Two and a Half
... Marty
... Stan
... Liza
... Rachel
... Josh Jordan at Three
... Dr. Rifkin
... Dr. Hopkins
... Dr. Siegler
... Dot
... Harry
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Storyline

Ben and Katie married fifteen years ago and gifted with two children. They stay together but their hearts had separated long back. After the kids are send to summer camp both start living separately and eventually preparing to break news of their separation to the kids. But being alone in each one's own world makes them to think about the other. When the D-day comes Katie and Ben stick together for the good of their children. Written by Thejus Joseph Jose

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Can a marriage survive 15 years of marriage?

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for language and brief sexuality | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

15 October 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Nuestro amor  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,673,080, 17 October 1999, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$27,067,160, 28 November 1999
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The last full length feature film of Red Buttons. See more »

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The Ford Expedition's rear window defroster appears and reappears during different driving scenes. See more »

Quotes

Rachel: You were our Fred and Ethel Mertz!
Katie Jordan: Funny, we thought you were OUR Fred and Ethel Mertz.
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Wonderful Tonight
Written and Performed by Eric Clapton
Courtesy of Polydor Limited
Under licence from Univeraal Music Special Markets
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A three handkerchief movie
21 March 2000 | by See all my reviews

Bruce Willis, Michelle Pfeiffer and a wonderful cast make this movie one of the best experiences of recent times. The story of a married couple losing each other and neither knows why; trying to hide it as the children grow through their early teens must touch the heart of most parents but this portrayal will reach right down inside you and tear you apart. I can feel the tears coming back even as I write this. This is a film of pure emotion so well written and beautifully directed with just the right balance of humour and tragedy and so insightful no one contemplating /in/out of a relationship should miss it.


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