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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 the Witness Protection Program.

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Marc Lawrence

Writer:

Marc Lawrence
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hugh Grant ... Paul Morgan
Sarah Jessica Parker ... Meryl Morgan
Natalia Klimas Natalia Klimas ... Monique Rabelais
Vincenzo Amato ... Girard Rabelais
Jesse Liebman ... Adam Feller
Elisabeth Moss ... Jackie Drake
Michael Kelly ... Vincent
Seth Gilliam ... U.S. Marshal Lasky
Sándor Técsy Sándor Técsy ... Anton Forenski (as Sandor Tecsy)
Kevin Brown ... U.S. Marshal Henderson
Steven Boyer ... U.S. Marshal Ferber
Sharon Wilkins Sharon Wilkins ... U.S. Marshal King
Sam Elliott ... Clay Wheeler
Mary Steenburgen ... Emma Wheeler
Kim Shaw ... Nurse Kelly
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Storyline

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. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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We're not in Manhattan anymore.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some sexual references and momentary violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Ukrainian | French | Italian | Spanish

Release Date:

18 December 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled Hugh Grant/Sarah Jessica Parker Project See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$58,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,616,571, 20 December 2009

Gross USA:

$29,580,087

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$85,280,250
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

On the flight out from New York Hugh Grant's seat belt on airplane is extremely loose right before he remove this seat belt upon arriving. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Meryl Morgan: [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!
Paul Morgan: 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 ...
[...]
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Crazy Credits

After the credits Meryl Morgan's answering machine is heard once again See more »

Connections

Referenced in Jeopardy!: 2010 College Championship Semifinal 1 (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Attack on the Indian Village
from "The Searchers"
Written by Max Steiner
[Played in the first film that Meryl watches]
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Not Groundbreaking, But Entertaining Enough
17 January 2010 | by wolflady26See all my reviews

If you're expecting an original groundbreaking comedy, you're probably going to be disappointed by this film. But if you're looking for a bit of sweet entertainment, it will fit the bill.

The acting was pretty decent, and there were quite a few chuckles throughout the movie. If you're looking for much more than that, you'll probably want to pick another movie. The biggest disadvantage was that the plot was absolutely predictable.

However, I was impressed with the way it showed a couple trying to work through a very serious problem in their relationship. The romance part was fairly believable.

It's not a movie that I'm dying to see again or rushing to go out and buy, but it was an enjoyable way to spend some time. I went to see it with family, and we all more or less enjoyed it.


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