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Why Did I Get Married Too? (2010)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 2 April 2010 (USA)
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Four couples find themselves struggling to save their marriages once again on their annual marriage retreat, while each of them battle through financial, physical, mental, and emotional issues.

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Four couples reunite for their annual vacation in order to socialize and to spend time analyzing their marriages. Their intimate week in the Bahamas is disrupted by the arrival of an ex-husband determined to win back his recently remarried wife. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG-13 for thematic material including sexuality, language, drug references and some domestic violence | See all certifications »

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Why Did I Get Married 2  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$29,289,537, 4 April 2010, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$60,095,852

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$60,673,972
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This film featured small roles by Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Victor Webster. Actors have played the character of The Scorpion King in various theatrical and direct-to-DVD movies. See more »

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During the kitchen scene between Sheila and Mike in the Bahamas, Sheila removes the bowl from the dish drain and begins to prepare eggs in it as she and Mike talk. Towards the end of the scene, as they talk near the fridge, the bowl is clearly seen still in the drain. In the next shot, the bowl is back on the counter. See more »

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Patricia Agnew: [to Gavin] You wanna act like a bitch?, Here's your man.
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Written by Paul Jabara (as Paul F. Jabara) (BMI) & Paul Shaffer (as Paul A.W. Shaffer) (SESAC)
Performed by The Weather Girls
Published by EMI Sosaha Music, Inc. (BMI) and W.B.M. Music Corp on behalf of Postvalda Music (SESAC)
Courtesy of Columbia Records & the Columbia/Epic Label Group, a unit of Sony Music Entertainment
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Serious stuff that gets serious in the second half...a mixed and mixed up affair.
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Why Did I Get Married Too (2010)

I didn't see the first one, so can only approach this for what it was--an ensemble film that works with the problems of contemporary marriage. Yes, in particular this focuses on black America, but Perry seems to pull out the ways this part of the culture resembles American culture at large. And so there lies the flaw, in a way, of making much of this movie: it inevitably revisits familiar material. Does it do it well, or with freshness, or any edge of originality? Maybe only in the sense that it represents very very well to do African Americans, a segment not typical Hollywood fodder.

This isn't a rotten film, as some viewers like to say, but it isn't as well acted, sharply written, exquisitely filmed, or narratively interesting as it could have been by far. And it compares badly with Perry's wonderful "For Colored Girls." You might say this is ambitious--there are nine full blown main characters, each more or less equally dealing with their spouses--but in a way it is overwhelming, and for me at least I had trouble keeping all the story lines straight at first. But these narratives don't ever quite get fleshed out as fully as they need to be, both for their own sake, as small stories, but for the movie as a whole, since none of the content really goes deep. I don't mean it isn't emotional, but it's moving in a surface way.

If you do give this a shot, be aware that the second half of the movie is much better. It's less chitchatty, more serious, has better acting (including some really moving, intense stuff) and has the various plots intertwine and get a little edgy. But also be aware that none of this is especially well done. It rides in a style that might really be called prime time television, interesting but not amazing or transforming.


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