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Ira & Abby (2006)

A hastily married couple quickly devolve into a life of affairs, meddling parents, and therapy.

Director:

Robert Cary

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chris Messina ... Ira Black
David Margulies ... Dr. Arnold Friedman
Spiro Malas Spiro Malas ... Greek Waiter
Kali Rocha ... Tracy
Jennifer Westfeldt ... Abby Willoughby
Brad Bellamy Brad Bellamy ... Henry
Kevin Sussman ... Lenny
Marylouise Burke ... Janice (as Mary Louise Burke)
Judith Light ... Arlene Black
Robert Klein ... Seymour Black
Michael McGrath Michael McGrath ... Tony the Doorman
Fred Willard ... Michael Willoughby
Frances Conroy ... Lynne Willoughby
Malachy McCourt ... 1st Justice of the Peace
Modi ... Marvin the Limo Driver (as Modi Rosenfeld)
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Storyline

A hastily married couple quickly devolve into a life of affairs, meddling parents, and therapy.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes therapy.

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 May 2008 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

Cásate conmigo otra vez See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$36,938, 16 September 2007

Gross USA:

$220,234
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (European Film Market)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Quotes

Abby Willoughby: Do you have pets?
Ira Black: Oh, no. No. No, I - I have a fear of perishables. You know - pets, dairy products, produce. Anything that dies, I don't intend to, uh - not for me.
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Connections

Features The Music Man (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

Ain't We Got Fun?
Music by Richard A. Whiting
Lyrics by Gus Kahn and Ray Egan
Performed by David Gursky (Piano)
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Celebration of Abnormal Normality
12 November 2007 | by TinyPlinySee all my reviews

Loved this movie from start to finish. The script is intelligent and wonderfully humorous. In a day and age where comedy is stricken with a poverty of feeling and nuances, this movie is a brilliant example of how comedy could skillfully be presented with a generous dose of insight and wisdom.

The actors portraying Ira and Abby and the supporting cast are so genuine that it's hard to believe that they are unreal. I believe that we don't need any more sadness from the celluloid medium anymore than we already have in our lives, so I love happy movies. This movie is a celebration of happiness and delivers it in dollops.

I strongly recommend that you go and see it as soon as you can. It is bound to lift your spirits and fill you with joy!


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