For Richer or Poorer

Synopsis: The incredibly rich, but miserable New York couple, Brad and Caroline Sexton, got framed by their accountant, and fled from the IRS to the one place where no one would look for them: Amish country. Now they've got to do their best to blend in, and learn how to love all over again.
Genre: Comedy
Director(s): Bryan Spicer
Production: Universal Pictures
  1 nomination.
Rotten Tomatoes:
115 min

[The O'Jays:
For The Love Of Money]

Money, money, money, money


Money, money, money, money


Money, money, money, money


Money, money, money, money


Money, money, money, money


Money, money, money, money


Some people got to have it

Hey, hey, hey

Some people really need it

Hey, listen to me, y'all

Do things, do things,

do things, bad things with it

You wanna do things, do things,

do things, good things with it, yeah

Uh-huh, talk about

money, money, money, money

People will steal from their mother

People will rob their own brother

People can't even walk the streets

Because they never know

who in the world they're gonna beat

For that mean, oh mean

Mean green

Almighty dollar, money

For the love of money

People will lie, Lord, they will cheat

For the love of money

People don't care

who they hurt or beat

For the love of money

A woman will sell her preclous body

For a small piece of paper,

lt carrles a lot of weight

For that mean, mean, mean, mean

Mean green

Almighty dollar

Whoa! No. Oh, no.

Tax fraud. No, no. Oh, no. Oh, no.

I mean, this is a miscalculation.

Yes, I mean,

a misunderstanding certainly.

I would even go so far as to admit

that it was bad judgement.

It could be really bad judgement

but it's certainly not tax fraud.

We need to meet with you and your client

at his office tomorrow at 10.00.

All right. We'll be there. 10.00.

Good. Otherwise warrants get issued.

Property gets attached.

Everyone gets very cranky.

Well, we don't want cranky, do we?

No. We don't.

Sleep well, Mr Lachman.

We'll see you tomorrow. 10.00.

[d Sarah Vaughan: Cheek To Cheek]

Heaven, l'm in heaven

And my heart beats

so that l can hardly speak

And l seem to find

the happiness l seek

When we're out together

danclng cheek to cheek

- Thank you.

- Well, this is our big night.

Yes, it is.

You work the girls

and I'll work the boys.

Sounds great. See you soon.

- Not soon enough.

- Oh!

- La-la-la.

- Oh, Caroline. Mwah.

- Mwah-mwah.

- Oh, Caroline.

- What a fabulous look, as usual.

- Oh, thank you.

Ten years. Can you believe it?

It's easy to believe.

It's just a little tough to admit.

I'm just glad someone's

happily married. Even if it isn't mol.

Oh, honey.

I still can't believe you haven't traded

in Brad for one of those hot new models.

Oh, sweetheart.

You never trade in a classic.

- Oh, meow.

- Oh.

- They're so happy.

- I'm so jealous.

[Men laugh]

lmagine, if you will, a mecca,

where people from all over the world

can partake in a celebration

of miracles.

We will lift their souls...

while we lighten their wallets.

[All laugh]

Ladies and gentlemen, behold...

the Holyland.

[chorus] Hallelujahl Hallelujahl

This is amazing, isn't it?

A theme park inspired by God Himself.

[All laugh]

Brad, darling, look who I found.

Your Honour.

It's a thrill to have you here.

- And it's a pleasure to be here.

- Thank you.

And my favourite attorney.

I owe you one, buddy.

You sure do.

All right. May I continue?

Let me take you on a journey.

Step this way.

All right.

Now. Welcome to the Holyland.

Check it out. Bedouin Breakfast.

You gotta love it.

What is this,

a sell job or an anniversary party?

For our Jewish guests,

Torah, Torah, Torah: The Waterslide.

For our Japanese guests,

Tora, Tora, Tora: The Waterslide.

[laughs] Look. Water lnto Winery.

And what a great year for wine. Mm. One.

My favourite attraction. Here it is.

The Burning Bush.

Twice a night,

we light up the skies with this.


Mr Sexton, not only

have you no respect for religion,

but you have ruined

my favourite Balenciaga.

I can assure you that if you go ahead

with this... heresy,

you and anyone else

stupid enough to get involved

will burn in hell.

- Judge Northcutt...

- Your Honour, please wait.

Does this mean

we won't be having dessert?

[Attorney] Uh, Judge...

What the hell's a Balenciaga?

Yo, Picasso. Let's go.


- Happy anniversary, Mr Sexton.

- Thank you, Winston.


After tonight, I don't know how I'll

ever be able to face my friends again.

Just pretend they're a mirror.

You're so funny, honey.

I'll just confess to them

that I'm married to a moron.

That way they'll feel sorry for me,

then they'll forgive me.

Well, this moron built you

this fabulous life.

Oh, that again.

Oh, I forgot. That's right, honey.

You did everything and I did nothing.

Well, I have developed 16 commercial

properties in the last five years,

including Euro-Alcatraz.

Hm. I'm sorry.

Did you say "Euro-Alcatraz"?

Vacation in the Big House.

- Say, did you hear that?

- What?

The sound of an entire continent

laughing at you.

Ouch. Caroline,

refresh my memory, will you, please?

What exactly have you done

in the past five years?

Wait a minute. I know.

You've done Bloomingdale's.

You've done lunch.

You've done chemical peels.

You've done collagen.

You've done liposuction.

- Wow.

- You poor, deluded little monkey.

Who do you think brought you

to these people, huh?

Without me, Brad, you would be nothing.

I beg your pardon,

but I had a very successful real estate

career before I ever met you.

Oh, really.

So you consider leasing parking spaces

a real estate career?

Well, here's a newsflash.

I took you from K-Mart to Tiffany's.

- I invented you.

- OK.

Then I guess you have

no one else to blame but yourself.

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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