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

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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 »

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


Soundtracks

Midnight Rider
Written by Gregg Allman and Robert Payne
Performed by The Allman Brothers Band
Courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
[Played when the Morgans and the Wheelers ride horses and then Emma shoots cans]
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Not that bad. A good laugh.
13 January 2010 | by See all my reviews

Don't be fooled by most of the reviews here. I can't explain them, but it may have something to do with the fact that some of the jokes in the movie are not immediately perceptible to those who haven't worked/lived in a big city.

I just watched this last night and had a blast! It's not for the quality of the movie itself. In fact, some of the acting is quite bad. But one of the points in going to the movies is to have fun. Movies entertain you. And this one did an exceptional job in that matter!

As a comedy, it is one of the best I've seen in the last couple of years or so. It's a good laugh that is worth a watch.


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