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Town & Country (2001)

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Porter Stoddard is a well-known New York architect who is at a crossroads... a nexus where twists and turns lead to myriad missteps, some with his wife Ellie, others with longtime friends ... See full summary »

Director:

Peter Chelsom
1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Warren Beatty ... Porter
Nastassja Kinski ... Alex
Diane Keaton ... Ellie
Goldie Hawn ... Mona
Garry Shandling ... Griffin
Vincent Lascoumes Vincent Lascoumes ... Waiter
William Hootkins ... Barney (as Bill Hootkins)
Terri Hoyos ... Yolanda
Josh Hartnett ... Tom (as Joshua Hartnett)
Tricia Vessey ... Alice
Marc Casabani ... Omar
Del Zamora ... Alejandro
Katharine Towne ... Holly
Tony Abatemarco ... McKlellen
Eve Crawford Eve Crawford ... Margaret
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Storyline

Porter Stoddard is a well-known New York architect who is at a crossroads... a nexus where twists and turns lead to myriad missteps, some with his wife Ellie, others with longtime friends Mona and her husband Griffin. Deciding which direction to take often leads to unexpected encounters with hilarious consequences. Written by Sarah Lean <Sarah.Lean@talk21.com>

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There's no such thing as a small affair.

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexuality and language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 April 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Aitia diazygiou See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$90,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,029,858, 29 April 2001, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$6,719,973

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,652,318
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Filming was originally supposed to wrap by the fall of 1998 for a summer or fall 1999 release. Various problems occurred during filming, however, including Warren Beatty's meticulous demand for many takes. See more »

Goofs

In the frontal shot of the Claybourne's house while everyone is in bed, there are no tire tracks in the snow. But when Porter sneaks out of the house a while later, there are fresh tire tracks from his SUV already leading away from the house. See more »

Quotes

Eugenie: Mother, I think you really have a problem.
Eugenie's Mother: You're damned right I have a problem. He won't do it to me anymore. Yes, his limp carrot is the root of all my problems. All my doctors tell me so. Every motherfucking one of them.
[Raises glass]
Eugenie's Mother: Fucking. Going upstairs.
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Featured in At the Movies: The Worst Films of 2001 (2002) See more »

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I Can't Stand the Rain
(1974)
Written by Donald Bryant, Ann Peebles and Bernard Miller
Performed by Arthur Adams
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Long on talent, short on laughs.
6 May 2002 | by =G=See all my reviews

"Town and Country" is a critically panned but mildly amusing flick which tells of the marital misadventures of two of middle aged couples (Hawn/Sanders, Keaton/Beatty) who split up over reasons of fidelity. The flick is top heavy with talent on the audience side of the lens with no evidence of same in screenplay and direction. Fraught with meandering repartee, comedic situation which come off like bad improv, a jerky flow, lack of cohesion, no center of gravity, etc. "T&C" isn't as awful as it is an underachiever. Okay for hard up sofa spuds.


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