I Love You Phillip Morris

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By on December 5, 2010

Category: Comedy
All Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release Year: 2009
Country: France, USA
Runtime: 102
Languages: English
Director: Glenn FicarraJohn Requa
Sound: Dolby Digital, DTS

  • The Conman who wouldn't go straight
  • Based On A True Story… No, Really It Is
  • Do some time with the one you love.
  • A story so incredible, it could only be true

  • Writing by: John Requa – (written by) &
    Glenn Ficarra – (written by)
    Steve McVicker – (book) (as Steven McVicker)

    Produced by: Luc Besson – executive producer
    Jeffrey Harlacker – associate producer
    Andrew Lazar – producer
    Richard Middleton – line producer
    Far Shariat – producer
    Miri Yoon – co-producer

    Cast: Jim Carrey – Steven Russell
    Ewan McGregor – Phillip Morris
    Leslie Mann – Debbie
    Rodrigo Santoro – Jimmy
    Antoni Corone – Lindholm
    Brennan Brown – Birkheim
    Michael Mandel – Cleavon
    Annie Golden – Eudora
    Marylouise Burke – Barbara Bascombe
    David Jensen – Judge
    Dameon Clarke – Houston Lawyer

    Music: Nick Urata
    Official Website: Visit Website

    Plot Outline:

    Steven Russell is happily married to Debbie, and a member of the local police force when a car accident provokes a dramatic reassessment of his life…
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    Plot: Steven Russell is happily married to Debbie, and a member of the local police force when a car accident provokes a dramatic reassessment of his life. Steven becomes open about his homosexuality and decides to live life to the fullest – even if it means breaking the law. Steven's new, extravagant lifestyle involves cons and fraud and, eventually, a stay in the State Penitentiary where he meets sensitive, soft-spoken Phillip Morris. His devotion to freeing Phillip from jail and building the perfect life together prompts Steven to attempt and often succeed at one impossible con after another.

    Movie Quotes:

    Erica: What happened to my sweet girl?
    Nina: She's gone!

    Crazy Credits: We know about 1 Crazy Credits. One of them reads:
    Lebroz Ariel James Playing John The Lonely Pimp! Arrested by the 1970's N.Y.P.D.

    Goofs: We know about 1 goofs. Here comes one of them:
    Revealing mistakes: When Steven is leaving the private care facility the calender shown skips the 14th of the month.

    Trivia: There are 3 entries in the trivia list – like these:

    • The film is based on the real life story of Steven Jay Russell.
    • Cameo:
      [Phillip Morris]
      In the last courtroom scene of the movie the real Phillip Morris can be seen standing next to Jim Carrey.
    • While on set in New Orleans and filming at the Orleans Parish Prison, one of the extras dressed as an OPP inmate was arrested by a real OPP Jail guard after leaving the set in costume to put belongings in his personal vehicle.

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