Frankie and Johnny Are Married (2004)



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Successful television director and film producer Michael Pressman sets off with high hopes when he decides to helm a film production of +Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune. He believes the experience of directing a film starring his struggling actress of a wife (Lisa Chess) will be a fun and relatively easy way to revitalize their marriage. Unfortunately, the decision to cast Alan Rosenberg to play Johnny proves disastrous -- Rosenberg is incredibly difficult to work with and Pressman's … More

Rating: R (for language including sexual references, and brief drug use)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Michael Pressman
In Theaters:
On DVD: Dec 20, 2005
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Critic Reviews for Frankie and Johnny Are Married

All Critics (24) | Top Critics (13)

It might be the first vanity project within a vanity project.

Full Review… | June 25, 2004
Boston Globe
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Most entertaining is Alan Rosenberg's wicked spoof of actorly neuroses.

Full Review… | June 18, 2004
San Francisco Chronicle
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We get, basically, a love note from one to the other. But what we don't get is an absorbing movie.

Full Review… | June 17, 2004
Newark Star-Ledger
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A funny, tender, satisfying blend of fiction and cinema vérité.

Full Review… | June 11, 2004
New York Daily News
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A chronicle of embarrassment that gratifyingly, if narrowly, avoids embarrassing itself.

Full Review… | June 11, 2004
Top Critic

There's little that's particularly dramatic or funny for the outsider in this autobiographical vanity project.

June 11, 2004
New York Post
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Audience Reviews for Frankie and Johnny Are Married

I didn't expect much, but it turned out a decent low-key comedy. Very funny at times and great storytelling.

Gabriel Knight

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