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The Story of Us (1999)

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Ben and Katie Jordan are a married couple who go through hard times in fifteen years of marriage.

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Rob Reiner
1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bruce Willis ... Ben Jordan
Michelle Pfeiffer ... Katie Jordan
Colleen Rennison ... Erin Jordan at Ten
Jake Sandvig ... Josh Jordan at Twelve
Casey Boersma ... Josh Jordan at Two and a Half
Tim Matheson ... Marty
Rob Reiner ... Stan
Julie Hagerty ... Liza
Rita Wilson ... Rachel
Dylan Boersma ... Josh Jordan at Three
Ken Lerner ... Dr. Rifkin
Victor Raider-Wexler ... Dr. Hopkins
Albert Hague ... Dr. Siegler
Jayne Meadows ... Dot
Tom Poston ... Harry
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Storyline

Ben and Katie married fifteen years ago and gifted with two children. They stay together but their hearts had separated long back. After the kids are send to summer camp both start living separately and eventually preparing to break news of their separation to the kids. But being alone in each one's own world makes them to think about the other. When the D-day comes Katie and Ben stick together for the good of their children. Written by Thejus Joseph Jose

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Taglines:

Can a marriage survive 15 years of marriage?

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and brief sexuality | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Bruce Willis was going through his own divorce from Demi Moore at the time of filming. See more »

Goofs

On the drive to pick up the kids from camp Ben has his head turned toward Katie, but in the reverse angle Ben is looking straight ahead then turns toward Katie. See more »

Quotes

Katie: Once you establish *anything* truly intimate with another person - even *talking* - it has to affect the person you're supposed to be the most intimate with.
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Connections

References I Love Lucy (1951) See more »

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Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree
Written by Lew Brown, Charles Tobias and Sam H. Stept
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User Reviews

Fantastic portray of real life events
10 May 2004 | by gorgeous992002See all my reviews

I had the pleasure of viewing the Story of Us when it first came out and to this day it still remains to be one of my favorite movies of all time. Bruce Willis and Michelle Pfeiffer do a fantastic job of portraying a real life couple with real life problems. I believe that the reason this movie rates so well is that we all actually have these day to day kind of problems in a long term relationship and even though we have tough times and hardships, it doesn't mean that we are failures or that it isn't worth it to give the realtionship another try. I would reccomend this movie to anyone and everyone. 5 star rating. Excellent movie, Excellent choice of actors.


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Official Sites:

Universal

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Italian

Release Date:

15 October 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Story of Us See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,673,080, 17 October 1999

Gross USA:

$27,100,031

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$58,900,031
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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