For Richer or Poorer
For Richer or Poorer (1997)

A marriage begins to fall apart after a man loses his job and his shopaholic wife has trouble adjusting to their new downscale lifestyle. ~ Jennifer Sankowski, Rovi

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: December 12, 1997
DVD Release Date: May 5, 1998
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Critic Score: 15% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Mike Clark
USA Today

Kirstie Alley and Tim Allen are shallow New York socialites on the verge of divorce who become tax-fraud fugitives and pretend to be simple Amish folk. Eva Gabor and Eddie Albert they're not.

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James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

No masterpiece, but it does have heart

Martin Scribbs
Low IQ Canadian

I wish Tim Allen would go back to cocaine and stop making movies. In fact, the good of the world demands it.

Bob Satuloff
Film Journal International

A culture-clash comedy that's less a movie than an overproduced, four-times-too-long sitcom.

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Fred Topel

Not a terrible romantic comedy. The Amish stuff has been done before, there are some moments in here.

Scott Weinberg

Bottom of the barrel comedy tripe.

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Flixster Audience Score: 45% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
TV actors Tim Allen and Kirstie Allie star in a romantic comedy, and it's actually really funny. Of course it isn't the best comedy of the year, but… More
Bobby Hobbs
Tim Allen and Kristie Alley, a married couple, on the verge of Divorce run from the IRS and end up living with the Amish while in hiding, pretending too be… More
Dean McKenna
Good hilarious comedy of a wacky businessman and his spoiled wife (Tim Allen and Kirstie Alley) go on the lam after a ballistic IRS agent decides to take them… More
Megan S
Stupid silly movie. It's only redeeming quality is that it was filmed in part in Hagerstown, MD.
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Sarah Prisbylla
It was avaerage...not terrible, not great.