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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Paul Morgan
... Meryl Morgan
Natalia Klimas ... Monique Rabelais
... Girard Rabelais
... Adam Feller
... Jackie Drake
... Vincent
... U.S. Marshal Lasky
Sándor Técsy ... Anton Forenski (as Sandor Tecsy)
... U.S. Marshal Henderson
... U.S. Marshal Ferber
Sharon Wilkins ... U.S. Marshal King
... Clay Wheeler
... Emma Wheeler
... 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

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

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18 December 2009 (USA)  »

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Untitled Hugh Grant/Sarah Jessica Parker Project  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$58,000,000 (estimated)

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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As of 2018, Hugh Grant starred in all of the movies 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 each time. See more »

Goofs

When Paul and Meryl are alone at the ranch after she talks with him at the rodeo dance, he's outside chopping wood. One camera angle shows him whacking at a round log with the axe, to no avail in splitting it. However, after Meryl walks outside the next camera angle shows he's splintered the log into 4ths or 5ths. 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

Features The Searchers (1956) See more »

Soundtracks

Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea
Written by Harold Arlen and Ted Koehler
Performed by George Harrison
Courtesy of Umlaut Corp./EMI Records Ltd.
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
[Played when the Morgans go jogging for the second time]
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A pleasant time
5 February 2010 | by See all my reviews

OK, so it's not some great wonder-movie which will get a zillion Oscars - but hey, it was a pleasant movie to watch.

I liked that it was gentle and friendly, and suitable to enjoy with my 10 year old son. There are so many movies today where I feel like that I've spent some time with very rough individuals with low standards - and I should look for a better class of friend. So it was a great relief to simply have an enjoyable afternoon

I loved the warmth & down-to-earth-ness of the locals, and the city slickers seemed to appreciate that too.

Not the most amazing movie of the decade - but a very pleasant way to spend an afternoon.


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