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, and the murderer sees them. The F.B.I. wants them in Witness Protection until the killer is caught. He's already hunting them. The F.B.I. 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 City ways bump up against those of the West. Meantime, Meryl knows two things that Paul doesn't.
We're not in Manhattan anymore.
18 December 2009 (USA)
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Also Known As:
Untitled Hugh Grant/Sarah Jessica Parker Project
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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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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?
As of 2018, Hugh Grant
starred in all the four features directed by Marc Lawrence
. This one is the third. Grant plays a romantically-involved character in all of the films and is paired with a different actress or actresses each time. See more
The couch where Meryl sleeps has a table behind it that initially has a lamp on it. Throughout the movie, the lamp disappears when it would block parts of a shot, then reappears shortly thereafter. See more
[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!
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 ...
After the credits Meryl Morgan's answering machine is heard once again See more
Written by John Rich
and Gretchen Wilson
Produced by Michael Rafter
Performed by Gracie Lawrence
(as Gracie Bea Lawrence)
[The first song sung by Lucy at the fair] See more