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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

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Marc Lawrence
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A bonus feature for the film Did You Hear About the Morgans? (2009) talking about filming with a live bear.

Stars: Hugh Grant, Marc Lawrence, Sarah Jessica Parker
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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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

We're not in Manhattan anymore.

Genres:

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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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | DTS | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Hugh Grant and Sarah Jessica Parker appeared in Extreme Measures (1996). See more »

Goofs

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 »

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

Featured in Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.74 (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

New York Is Where I Live
Written by Clyde Lawrence
Produced by Michael Rafter
Performed by Steve Tyrell
[Played when the caption "six months later" appears]
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nothing special and forgivable
9 February 2010 | by barrys82See all my reviews

Did you hear about the Morgans? a movie that tells the story of a highly successful couple Meryl (Sarah Jessica Parker) and Paul Morgan (Hugh Grant) have almost-perfect lives-except for one notable failure - their dissolving marriage but their lives are about to change when they witness a murder that makes them enter into the witness protection program moving them from NY to a tiny town in Wyoming. It is a romantic comedy with some good jokes, specially from Hugh Grant and a story way to predictable. The locations are great, you can see all the lights and glamour from New York in one moment and immediately you admire the naturalness of Wyoming. The Cast is mainly carried out by Hugh Grant, and expert in this kind of movies, and Sarah Jessica Parker that I felt her like she was in the role of Carrie Bradshaw. I think that the supporting roles of Sam Elliot and Mary Steenburgen were way better and convincing. In conclusion, there's nothing special about Did you hear about the Morgans? A movie that could be enjoyable but instantly forgivable. If you wanna watch it, you better wait for it on DVD.


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