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
In the rifle lesson scene, Emma shoots 3 cans off of a stump then hands the rifle to Meryl, gives her some brief instruction, and the cans are then magically back on the stump for Meryl to shoot at. 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
Attack on the Indian Village
from "The Searchers"
Written by Max Steiner
[Played in the first film that Meryl watches] See more