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Duration: 95Minute. Rob Reiner's romantic comedy When Harry Met Sally stars Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan as the title pair. The film opens with the two strangers, both newly graduated from the University of Chicago, share a car trip from Chicago to New York, where they are both going to make their way. During the trip, they discuss aspects of their characters and their lives, eventually deciding it is impossible for men and women to be "just friends." They arrive in New York and go their separate ways. They meet a few years later on an airplane and Harry reveals he is married. They meet again at a bookstore a few years after that where Harry reveals he is now divorced. From that point on, the two form a friendship. Eventually their closeness results in their respective best friends (played by Carrie Fisher and Bruno Kirby) meeting and falling in love with each other. At a New Year's Eve party Harry and Sally confront the complex tangle of emotions they feel for each other. User ratings: 8 of 10. genre: Romance, Comedy. Directed by: Rob Reiner. Actor: Carrie Fisher.
By the time Harry Connick Jr is crooning away at the end of When Harry Met Sally. we all know that the films title characters are perfect for each other. But what else do we know about them? The answer is: not much. We know that Sally Albright (Meg Ryan) takes an hour and a half to order a sandwich, and that Harry Burns (Billy Crystal) rates Mallomars as “the greatest cookie of all time”, but we dont know if they have any brothers or sisters, for instance, or if their parents are alive. We dont know if they were bullied at school, or if they enjoy their jobs, or what their plans are for the future. We dont know where they stand on the political issues of the day. And yet those omissions are one key reason why When Harry Met Sally. is still regarded as one of the finest romantic comedies ever made, 30 years on from its release in 1989. More like this: Ten films to watch this July - The films that defined Generation X - What Alien can tell us about office life There are plenty of other reasons, admittedly, from the sublime dialogue to the flawless performances, from the finger-clicking music to the mouth-watering Big Apple cinematography. But the films true innovation is the way its director, Rob Reiner, and screenwriter, Nora Ephron, strip away the characters biographical details, just as they clear away all the obstacles on their path to happiness. Everything is removed from the film except Harry and Sallys attitudes towards love, sex, friendship and each other. The result is a romantic comedy distilled to its essence: it has romance and it has comedy, and it has nothing else. Its candour about everything from post-coital hugs to faked orgasms was revolutionary Its such a simple tactic, with such a delightful outcome, that it is easy to forget how bold and unusual it was. But it is far less easy to think of a romcom with anything like the same undiluted purity. Take a look at those being made around the same time, and youll see a fire chief with an inhumanly long nose (Roxanne) a stockbroker who steals her bosss identity (Working Girl) a widow who is smitten by her fiancés angry one-handed brother (Moonstruck) and a fruit-and-veg wholesaler who is smitten with a mermaid (Splash. Take a look at When Harry Met Sally. and youll see some universal truths about being single and falling in love. It is so devoted to male-female relationships, to the exclusion of all else, that its working title was simply ‘Boy Meets Girl. “The whole idea behind this film was to really examine how men and women bump up against each other during the dating dance that they do, ” says Reiner in the directors commentary. “When we originally thought of this film, it was just going to be men and women talking about men and women, and that dance that happens before you finally wind up with each other. ” The idea occurred to Reiner because his first marriage (to actor-director Penny Marshall) had ended, and he had returned reluctantly to bachelor life. He and his friend Andrew Scheinman told Ephron all about their experiences, Ephron added the female perspective, and she turned their confessional conversations into a screenplay which was then made even better by Crystals improvisations. The big question on the posters was: “Can men and women be friends, or does sex always get in the way? ” But that was just one of the topics the film broached. And in the days before people used the internet to share their most intimate affairs with the world, its candour about everything from post-coital hugs to faked orgasms was revolutionary. “The only way the movie would work, ” says Reiner, “was if we really exposed what men and women really felt and really thought about. ” Several times, the film acknowledges that it is leaving out everything except those thoughts and feelings. At the beginning, Harry and Sally are two strangers who have graduated from Chicago University. They drive to New York together in Sallys car, and because theyve got 18 hours to kill, Harry says to her: “Why dont you tell me the story of your life? ” In a more conventional film, that would be Sallys cue to recite a heart-warming childhood anecdote about a family pet. But in When Harry Met Sally. she changes the subject. ‘We get to see them grow up Years later, Harry and Sally try to pair each other off with their friends Jess (Bruno Kirby) and Marie (Carrie Fisher. But when they bring up their backgrounds and occupations – “Harry is from New Jersey. ” “Sally writes for New York magazine. ” – Jess and Marie couldnt be less interested. It doesnt matter what people do or where they are from, the film suggests. What matters is how much they like each other. And that is the issue faced by Harry and Sally themselves. In most romcoms, the prospective lovers are kept apart by living in different cities (Ephrons own Sleepless in Seattle) or different countries (Four Weddings and a Funeral. They have to deal with a surprise pregnancy (Knocked Up) a cultural gulf (My Big Fat Greek Wedding) or a toweringly stupid magazine article (How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days. But once When Harry Met Sally. reaches its present-day section, its hero and heroine are single, living in New York, and getting on well. There is nothing stopping them becoming a couple except their own fears and hang-ups. Why else would Sally spot Harry lurking in a bookshops Personal Growth section? His personal growth is the closest thing the film has to a plot. When Harry met Sally… and Seinfeld showed that a comedy didnt need to have a gimmicky high-concept scenario “So many romantic comedies condense the action into one night or one weekend, “ says Tamar Jeffers McDonald, the author of the BFI Film Classics guide to When Harry Met Sally. “One of the amazing and audacious things about this one is that it gives the characters time to mature and see other people and make their mistakes. Eventually, theyre battle-worn and weary, and theyve become the people who they actually are. We get to see them grow up. ” In the DVDs ‘making of documentary, Ephron sums it up like this: “There are two traditions of romantic comedy, the Christian tradition and the Jewish tradition. In the Christian tradition, there is a genuine obstacle. In the Jewish tradition pioneered by Woody Allen, the basic obstacle is the neurosis of the male character. ” True enough – but she and Reiner take this Jewish tradition even further than Allen does – and apply it to both Harry and Sally. In Annie Hall, for example, Alvy (Allen) loathes California, while Annie (Diane Keaton) wants to move to Los Angeles to pursue her singing career. To some extent the film is a culture-clash comedy concerning the differences between a Jewish Brooklynite and a WASP from Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin. In When Harry Met Sally. the differences are far smaller and subtler, and thats why it is unique. Well, unique on the big screen, anyway. The film premiered in July 1989, in the very same month that Seinfeld debuted on television, and in some ways the romcom and the sitcom are freakishly similar. Both feature a cynical Jewish joker, his platonic (most of the time) female best friend, and his anxious male best friend. And both include discussions of apartment-hunting in Manhattan, the appropriate interval to leave before asking out a divorcée, and, yes, faked orgasms. Together, they showed that a comedy didnt need to have a gimmicky high-concept scenario. If it was funny and insightful enough, it could focus solely on what it was like to be on the dating scene in New York. On television, this lesson was learnt by the makers of Friends, Sex and the City, How I Met Your Mother, and many more. But in cinema, there have been fewer attempts to imitate When Harry Met Sally. perhaps because the original gets everything so right. Like Mallomars, it is the greatest of all time. Love film? 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The real love movies, not the shit now, Meg and Tom with this and you've got an email are the best. Here are some things you might not have known about the award-winning—and much-beloved—1960s-set coming-of-age tale, which made its debut on January 31, 1988. 1. The basic concept for The Wonder Years began as a film script. “We played around with writing a screenplay that used narration as a device, ” series co-creator Carol Black told New York magazine in 1989. “We just started to think that there was a lot of potential fun in that ‘cause you can really play with the contrast between the narrators point of view and what the characters are doing. And you can go inside their head and expose what theyre really thinking when theyre saying something different … And then we just sort of jumped from there to thinking that effect is accentuated when you have an adult narrator looking back on childhood. ” Black created the series with her husband, Neal Marlens; the couple had previously worked on Growing Pains. 2. The Wonder Years was inspired by A Christmas Story. From the coming-of-age theme to the use of narration, A Christmas Story inspired the spirit of The Wonder Years. Peter “Ralphie” Billingsley even appeared in the series's final two episodes as one of Kevins roommates. 3. The Wonder Years s lack of laugh track and single camera setup were revolutionary. The Wonder Years set itself apart from other shows of its time, production-wise, with its single camera setup, use of a narrator, and complete lack of laugh track. “ The Wonder Years [showed the television industry] that its OK to create a show like that—to take out the laugh track, to try different camera styles—to take a risk, ” Josh Saviano, who played Paul Pfeiffer, told Salon in 2013. 4. Fred Savage was the obvious choice to play The Wonder Years s Kevin Arnold. Casting kids is never an easy task. To help them in finding their lead actor, Marlens and Black interviewed five casting directors for recommendations. All five of them suggested Fred Savage, who at that point was best known for his role in The Princess Bride. “By the time we actually settled on a casting director, we had already resolved that we should see Fred, ” Marlens told The Philadelphia Inquirer in 1988. “Knowing nothing about him, we arranged to screen some unedited footage of a film he was making at the time, Vice Versa … [We saw] a marvelous actor with a natural quality, which essentially means he has no quality at all except being a kid. It sounds funny, but its a rare thing to find in a child actor. Its the same thing we looked for and discovered in Josh Saviano and Danica McKellar. ” 5. The Wonder Years is set in Anytown, USA. Though no specific location is ever given for Kevin Arnolds hometown, thats not the doing of the seriess creators. Neal Marlens wanted to set The Wonder Years in Huntington, Long Island—his hometown—and additional elements were also pulled from Blacks hometown of Silver Spring, Maryland. But it was at ABCs insistence that no city or state was ever mentioned. Still, many eagle-eyed watchers have combed through the series for clues—like Jack Arnolds license plate and Waynes drivers license—that place the show in California, where it was filmed. 6. The Wonder Years premiered after the Super Bowl. After more than 80 million viewers tuned in to see the Washington Redskins crush the Denver Broncos (final score: 42 to 10) on January 31, 1988, they were treated to the seriess premiere—which Marlens called “a bit of Americana after the quintessential example of Americana. ” 7. The Wonder Years won its first Emmy after just six episodes. Though it wasnt an immediate ratings bonanza, The Wonder Years was a critical smash from the get-go. On August 28—with only six episodes screened—Marlens and Black took home the 1988 Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series. 8. Fred Savage became the youngest Lead Actor Emmy nominee. In 1989, at the age of 13, Savage became the youngest actor to be nominated for an Emmy in the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series category. He was nominated again in 1990. 9. Danica McKellars toughest competition for Winnie Cooper was her sister. When it came down to casting the role of dream girl Winnie Cooper, there were two final contenders: Danica McKellar and her sister, Crystal. “It was practically a tossup, ” casting director Mary Buck told the Los Angeles Times in 1990. After choosing Danica for the role, Crystal was hired for the recurring role of Becky Slater, Winnies one-time rival for Kevins affections. 10. Kevin and Winnies first kiss was the real thing. In the seriess premiere episode, Kevin and Winnie share an awkward first kiss, a coming-of-age ritual neither of the young actors had yet to engage in in real life. “The one good thing about getting your first kiss on camera is that you know for sure its going to happen, ” McKellar said in 2014. For his part, Savage called it terrifying. “We were both really scared and nervous and—and—didn't know what was going to happen or … if we were going to do it right. ” 11. A mutual crush between Fred Savage and Danica McKellar was inevitable. Though they swear the relationship eventually morphed into a brother-sister sort of bond, both Savage and McKellar admitted to having mutual crushes in People. “I was in love with her for the same reasons every other boy fell in love with her, ” Savage said. “You won't meet a sweeter, nicer girl—and she's gorgeous. ” “In the beginning we had a mutual crush, ” added McKellar. “Then things went into the teasing stuff and then into a more comfortable, brother-sister thing. ” 12. It was Dan Laurias suggestion that The Wonder Years s Jack Arnold be a veteran. “I really didnt contribute that much, but the one thing I did contribute to the character is that when we were shooting the pilot I said to Neal, ‘Look, Im a vet. Im a Vietnam veteran and a Marine, and I think if the story is that Im a vet, thatd fit the character, ” Dan Lauria recalled to Paste. “Before we even finish the pilot, he said, ‘Well, if we go, Dan, were going to make you a Korean War vet to fit the frame. And so they did, and it paid off. There were a number of episodes where it was mentioned that I was a veteran and when my daughter left for college I gave her my old duffle bag from the service. We always had the Vietnam War in the background on the TV at the dinner table. So there were actual news clips. ” 13. Some of Kevin and Winnies dialogue in The Wonder Years was lifted from real life. “Kevin and Winnies relationship was, in some ways, defined by my friendship with Fred and some of the things that we would say, ” McKellar told Collider. “The writers would actually take lines from things that we were saying to each other, off camera, and put it into the script. There was this whole episode dedicated to, ‘Do you like him, or do you like him, like him? That was an expression that he and I used when we were talking about some guy that I had a crush on, in real life. And then, it showed up in a script, a few weeks later. There were a lot of blurred lines. ” 14. A growth spurt caused Winnie and Kevins breakup on The Wonder Years. Kevin and Winnies on-again, off-again romance was one of the seriess key storylines. But on at least one occasion—between the shows third and fourth seasons—the breakup was more of a practical decision when a growth spurt saw McKellar standing much taller than her sub-five-foot onscreen beau. The couple was kept apart just long enough for Savage to catch up to his co-stars height. 15. Jason Herveys brother was the real Wayne Arnold. “There were so many things that I borrowed from our real life experiences, ” Hervey told Uproxx of his brother, Scott. “Ill give you an example: Juliette Lewis was my girlfriend on the show at the time, and it was the drivers license episode. We took Fred—I mean, Kevin—to the mall because my mom made us, and I dropped him off at the absolute, absolute furthest end of the mall parking lot and I said to him, ‘Well, technically, this is the mall. And when I picked him up, of course, he was already flirting with this girl, and sure enough Wayne pulls up and I tell him to get in the car, and then every time he went to reach for the door, I kept jerking it forward. And obviously, the first day of 7th grade, my brother did that to me in real life, and just embarrassed the hell out of me. ” 16. Growing up was part of The Wonder Years s demise. The Wonder Years was a show about growing up, which is partially what led to its wrapping production after six seasons. “There has always been a question of just how long the wonder years last, ” executive producer Bob Brush told the Los Angeles Times in 1993, following the seriess finale. “As the kids were developing and getting older, there were of course new stories to tell, but the tension and constraints of the deadline of the concept of the wonder years were beginning to press on us … When [Fred Savage] became 16 and 17, there were really things he needed to get to that we couldnt do at 8 p. m., especially with the kind of venerable cachet that the show had obtained with its audience. We would get notes from the network saying, ‘You could do this on any show besides The Wonder Years. '” 17. The Wonder Years enlisted The Sopranos creator David Chases help. In an effort to breathe a more mature life into the series, producer Ken Topolsky commissioned Sopranos creator David Chase to write a script. “When its a suburban kid who has a pretty good life and hes complaining about mom not letting him do something, you just want to smack him, ” Topolowsky told The Wall Street Journal. “Thats when we felt that Kevins wonder years were over. ” Though he calls Chases script “phenomenal” and “one of the best, ” its storyline—which included hard drug use—would have been too big a leap for the family-friendly series. 18. Daniel Stern wasnt The Wonder Years s original narrator. Though Daniel Sterns voice is the adult Kevin Arnold we all know and love, it was Arye Gross who narrated the original pilot. Eventually, the series premiere was re-recorded with Stern. 19. Marilyn Manson was not Paul Pfeiffer. Its one of those Internet rumors that never seems to die. But somehow, somewhere, someone decided that Josh Saviano, the actor who played Kevins BFF Paul Pfeiffer, was in fact Marilyn Manson. Which is simply not true. Though that hasnt stopped the shock rocker from getting in on the fun. “I met [Marilyn Manson] once, ” Savage told ABC News. “He came up to me, and he goes, ‘You know, we worked together. I was like, ‘I do. I do know that. ” 20. Paul Pfeiffer really did become a lawyer. In the series finale, Kevin shares that Paul attended Harvard and became a lawyer. Which isnt too far off base. In reality, Josh Saviano attended Yale and became a lawyer. 21. The Wonder Years fans were disappointed that Kevin and Winnie didnt end up together. Executive producer Bob Brush knew that fans of the series wouldnt be happy that it didnt end with Kevin and Winnies happily ever after. “Some viewers will be surprised that nothing works out the way your fondest wish would be, ” Brush told the Los Angeles Times. “The message I wanted in there is that thats part of the beauty of life. Its fine to say, ‘I'd like everything to be just the way it was when I was 15 and I was happy, but it seemed more nurturing to me to say that we leave these things behind and we go on to forge new lives for ourselves. ” 22. The little boys voice in The Wonder Years s finale is Daniel Sterns son. As the series concludes, the voice of Kevins little boy is heard asking his dad to come outside and play catch. The voice is Sterns son. 23. The Wonder Years gave a boost to many young actors careers. Juliette Lewis, Jim Caviezel, Alicia Silverstone, Giovanni Ribisi, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, David Schwimmer, Carla Gugino, and John Corbett (then known as Jack) are just a few of the actors who found some of their earliest roles on The Wonder Years. Even Robin Thicke got in on the action, as a young man doing his teenaged best to pick up a girl. 24. Jack Arnold dated Maggie Seaver. Before The Wonder Years, Marlens and Black had created Growing Pains. Which is how Dan Lauria heard about the role of Jack Arnold. “I had done a part on Growing Pains, and I was going out with Joanna Kerns [who played mom Maggie Seaver on the show] at the time, so I heard about it through her, ” Lauria told Paste. “My agent couldnt get me in, and Joanna said, ‘Well, why dont you call Neal? He likes you, you guys got along. ‘Cause we both grew up on Long Island, so we would tease each other [about] which school was better at sports. And I said, ‘No, I dont want to do that, its so unprofessional, and Joanna went in and actually called Neal, and she came out and said, ‘Neal said be there tomorrow at 10 oclock. He thinks youre perfect. ” 25. Fred Savage will always be Kevin Arnold. Though he has made the transition from actor to producer and director of shows like Its Always Sunny in Philadelphia and Party Down, Savage told GQ that “The persona of The Wonder Years is something that's going to be with me forever. And I'm happy for that. It's nothing that I'd ever shy away from, and it makes me feel so good that it's something people still remember and talk about it and think of it so fondly. I think now I've established myself as a director, but starting out, I'd be foolish to think that every opportunity that came after The Wonder Years didn't stem from The Wonder Years. So I owe so much of everything to that show. ”.
When harry met sally. full movie. When harry met sally movie. When Harry Met salle de sport. When Harry Met Sally… Theatrical release poster Directed by Rob Reiner Produced by Rob Reiner Andrew Scheinman Nora Ephron Written by Nora Ephron Starring Billy Crystal Meg Ryan Carrie Fisher Bruno Kirby Music by Marc Shaiman Harry Connick Jr. Cinematography Barry Sonnenfeld Edited by Robert Leighton Production company Castle Rock Entertainment Nelson Entertainment Distributed by Columbia Pictures Release date July 21, 1989 Running time 96 minutes Country United States Language English Budget 16 million Box office 93. 1 million When Harry Met Sally. is a 1989 American romantic comedy film written by Nora Ephron and directed by Rob Reiner. It stars Billy Crystal as Harry and Meg Ryan as Sally. The story follows the title characters from the time they meet just before sharing a cross-country drive, through twelve years of chance encounters in New York City. The film raises the question "Can men and women ever just be friends. and advances many ideas about relationships that became household concepts, such as "high-maintenance" 1] and the "transitional person. 2] The origins of the film were derived from Reiner's return to single life after a divorce. An interview Ephron conducted with Reiner provided the basis for Harry. Sally was based on Ephron and some of her friends. Crystal came on board and made his own contributions to the screenplay, making Harry funnier. Ephron supplied the structure of the film with much of the dialogue based on the real-life friendship between Reiner and Crystal. The soundtrack consists of standards performed by Harry Connick Jr., with a big band and orchestra arranged by Marc Shaiman. For his work on the soundtrack, Connick won his first Grammy Award for Best Jazz Male Vocal Performance. Columbia Pictures released When Harry Met Sally. in select cities, letting word of mouth generate interest, before gradually expanding distribution. The film grossed 92. 8 million in North America. Ephron received a British Academy Film Award, an Oscar nomination, and a Writers Guild of America Award nomination for her screenplay. The film is ranked 23rd on AFI's 100 Years. 100 Laughs list of the top comedy films in American cinema and number 60 on Bravo's "100 Funniest Movies. In early 2004, the film was adapted for the stage in a production starring Luke Perry and Alyson Hannigan. Plot [ edit] In 1977, Harry Burns and Sally Albright graduate from the University of Chicago and share the drive to New York City, where Sally is beginning journalism school and Harry is starting a career. Harry is dating Sally's friend Amanda. During the drive, Harry and Sally discuss their differing ideas about relationships; Sally disagrees with Harry's assertion that men and women cannot be friends as "the sex part gets in the way. At a diner, Harry tells Sally she is attractive, and she angrily accuses him of making a pass at her. They part in New York on unfriendly terms. Five years later, Harry and Sally find themselves on the same flight. Sally is dating Harry's neighbor Joe, and Harry is engaged to Helen, which surprises Sally. Harry suggests they become friends, forcing him to qualify his previous position about the impossibility of male-female friendships. They separate, concluding that they will not be friends. Harry and Sally run into each other again in a bookstore five years later. They have coffee and talk about their previous relationships; Sally and Joe broke up because she wanted a family and he did not want to marry, and Harry's wife Helen left him for another man. They take a walk and become friends. They have late-night phone conversations, go to dinner, and spend time together, discussing their love lives. During a New Year's Eve party, Harry and Sally find themselves attracted to each other. Even though they remain friends, they set each other up with their respective best friends, Marie and Jess. When the four go to a restaurant, Marie and Jess become fast friends and later become engaged. Over the phone, Sally tearfully tells Harry that her ex is getting married. He rushes to her apartment to comfort her, and they have sex; Harry leaves the next morning distressed. Their friendship cools until a heated argument at Jess and Marie's wedding dinner. Harry attempts to mend his friendship with Sally, but she feels that they cannot be friends. At a New Year's Eve party that year, Sally feels alone without Harry by her side. Harry spends New Year's alone, walking around the city. As Sally decides to leave the party early, Harry appears and declares his love for her. She argues that the only reason he is there is because he is lonely, but he lists the many things he realized he loves about her. They kiss and marry three months later, exactly 12 years and three months after their first meeting. The plot also contains several interlaced segments throughout the film where fictitious older married couples narrate to the camera their stories of how they met. The last couple that is interviewed before the closing credits is Harry and Sally. Cast [ edit] Billy Crystal as Harry Burns Meg Ryan as Sally Albright Carrie Fisher as Marie Fisher Bruno Kirby as Jess Fisher Steven Ford as Joe Lisa Jane Persky as Alice Michelle Nicastro as Amanda Reese Kevin Rooney as Ira Stone Harley Kozak as Helen Hillson Estelle Reiner as Female Customer Production [ edit] In 1984, director Rob Reiner, producer Andy Scheinman and writer Nora Ephron met over lunch at the Russian Tea Room in New York City to develop a project.  Reiner pitched an idea for a film that Ephron rejected.  The second meeting transformed into a long discussion about Reiner and Scheinman's lives as single men. Reiner remembers, I was in the middle of my single life. I'd been divorced for a while. I'd been out a number of times, all these disastrous, confusing relationships one after another. 5] The next time they all met, Reiner said that he had always wanted to do a film about two people who become friends and do not have sex because they know it will ruin their relationship but have sex anyway. Ephron liked the idea, and Reiner acquired a deal at a studio.  For materials, Ephron interviewed Reiner and Scheinman about their lives, creating the basis for Harry. Reiner was constantly depressed and pessimistic yet funny. Ephron also got bits of dialogue from these interviews.  She worked on several drafts over the years while Reiner made Stand By Me and The Princess Bride.  Billy Crystal "experienced vicariously" Reiner's (his best friend at the time) return to single life after divorcing comedian/filmmaker Penny Marshall and in the process was unconsciously doing research for the role of Harry.  During the screenwriting process when Ephron would not feel like writing, she would interview people who worked for the production company. Some of the interviews appeared in the film as the interludes between certain scenes featuring couples talking about how they met, 3] although the material was rewritten and reshot with actors.  For example, in the scene where Sally and Harry appear on a split-screen, talking on the telephone while watching their respective television sets, channel surfing, was something that Crystal and Reiner did every night.  Originally, Ephron wanted to call the film How They Met and went through several different titles. Reiner even started a contest with the crew during principal photography: whoever came up with the title won a case of champagne.  In order to get into the lonely mindset of Harry when he was divorced and single, Crystal stayed by himself in a separate room from the cast and crew while they were shooting in Manhattan.  The script initially ended with Harry and Sally remaining friends and not pursuing a romantic relationship because she felt that was "the true ending" as did Reiner.  Eventually, Ephron and Reiner realized that it would be a more appropriate ending for them to marry, though they admit that this is generally not a realistic outcome.  When posed the film's central question, can men and women just be friends, Ryan replied, Yes, men and women can just be friends. I have a lot of platonic (male) friends, and sex doesn't get in the way. Crystal said, I'm a little more optimistic than Harry. But I think it is difficult. Men basically act like stray dogs in front of a supermarket. I do have platonic (women) friends, but not best, best, best friends. 8] Rob Reiner initially envisioned actress Susan Dey for the role of Sally Albright. When she declined, he later considered Elizabeth Perkins. He also considered casting Elizabeth McGovern. Molly Ringwald was almost cast, but Meg Ryan convinced Reiner to give her the role. Reiner's mother Estelle and daughter Tracy both played roles in the film. Katz's Delicatessen scene [ edit] Film still from the famous restaurant scene Katz's Deli still hangs this sign above the table. In a scene featuring the two title characters having lunch at Katz's Delicatessen in Manhattan, the couple are arguing about a man's ability to recognize when a woman is faking an orgasm. Sally claims that men cannot tell the difference, and to prove her point, she vividly (fully clothed) fakes one as other diners watch. The scene ends with Sally casually returning to her meal as a nearby patron (played by Reiner's mother) places her order: I'll have what she's having. When Estelle Reiner died at age 94 in 2008, The New York Times referred to her as the woman "who delivered one of the most memorably funny lines in movie history. 9] This scene was shot again and again, and Ryan demonstrated her fake orgasms for hours.  Katz's Deli still hangs a sign above the table that says, Where Harry met Sally. hope you have what she had. 10] 11] This classic scene was born when the film started to focus too much on Harry. Crystal remembers saying. We need something for Sally to talk about. and Nora said, Well, faking orgasm is a great one. and right away we said, Well, the subject is good. and then Meg came on board and we talked with her about the nature of the idea and she said, Well, why don't I just fake one, just do one. 3] Ryan suggested that the scene take place in a restaurant, 12] and it was Crystal who came up with the scene's classic punchline – "I'll have what she's having. 3] In 2005, the quote was listed 33rd on the AFI's 100 Years. 100 Movie Quotes list of memorable movie lines. Reiner recalls that at a test screening, all of the women in the audience were laughing while all of the men were silent.  In late 2013, Improv Everywhere, the New York City initiative behind the annual No Pants Day in the subways and various flash-mob stunts, convened and filmed a re-enactment in Katz's Delicatessen. While a look-alike couple performed the scene, 30 others joined as if it was contagious. Surprised staff and customers responded in appreciation. The film and follow-up interviews are public.  In October of the same year, Katz's invited Baron Von Fancy to display his ten-foot-high mural quoting the famous line in its pop-up gallery next door, The Space.  Soundtrack [ edit] The When Harry Met Sally. soundtrack album features American singer and pianist Harry Connick Jr. Bobby Colomby, the drummer for Blood, Sweat & Tears, was a friend of Reiner's and recommended Harry Connick Jr., giving the director a tape of the musician's music. Reiner was struck by Connick's voice and how he sounded like a young Frank Sinatra. The movie's soundtrack album was released by Columbia Records in July 1989. The soundtrack consists of standards performed by Harry Connick Jr. with a big band and orchestra arranged by Marc Shaiman. Connick won his first Grammy for Best Jazz Male Vocal Performance.  Arrangements and orchestrations on " It Had to Be You. Where or When. I Could Write a Book" and "But Not for Me" are by Connick and Shaiman. Other songs were performed as piano / vocal solos, or with Connick's trio featuring Benjamin Jonah Wolfe on bass and Jeff "Tain" Watts on drums. Also appearing on the album are tenor saxophonist Frank Wess and guitarist Joy Berliner. The soundtrack went to #1 on the Billboard Traditional Jazz Chart and was within the top 50 on the Billboard 200.  Connick also toured North America in support of this album.  It went on to reach double-platinum status.  The music in the film is performed by various artists, such as Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles, Bing Crosby, and Harry Connick Jr. Reception [ edit] Box office [ edit] Columbia Pictures released the film using the "platform" technique which involved opening it in a few select cities letting positive word of mouth generate interest and then gradually expanding distribution over subsequent weeks. On its opening weekend, it grossed 1 million in 41 theaters.  Billy Crystal was worried that the film would flop at the box office because it was up against several summer blockbuster films, like Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade and Batman.  The film went into wide release on July 21, 1989, and grossed 8. 8 million on its opening weekend in 775 theaters.  This was later expanded to 1, 174 theaters and the film grossed a total of 92. 8 million in North America, well above its 16 million budget.  Critical response [ edit] When Harry Met Sally. received a 90% approval rating on the review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes based on 70 reviews, with an average rating of 8. 03/10. The website's critical consensus reads, Rob Reiner's touching, funny film set a new standard for romantic comedies, and he was ably abetted by the sharp interplay between Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan. 20] On Metacritic, the film has a score of 76 out of 100, based on 17 critics.  The film led Roger Ebert to call Reiner "one of Hollywood's very best directors of comedy" and said that it was "most conventional, in terms of structure and the way it fulfills our expectations. But what makes it special, apart from the Ephron screenplay, is the chemistry between Crystal and Ryan. 22] In a review for The New York Times, Caryn James called When Harry Met Sally. an "often funny but amazingly hollow film" that "romanticized lives of intelligent, successful, neurotic New Yorkers" James characterized it as "the sitcom version of a Woody Allen film, full of amusing lines and scenes, all infused with an uncomfortable sense of déjà vu. 23] Rita Kempley of The Washington Post praised Meg Ryan as the "summer's Melanie Griffith – a honey-haired blonde who finally finds a showcase for her sheer exuberance. Neither naif nor vamp, she's a woman from a pen of a woman, not some Cinderella of a Working Girl. 24] Mike Clark of USA Today gave the film three out of four stars, writing, Crystal is funny enough to keep Ryan from all-out stealing the film. She, though, is smashing in an eye-opening performance, another tribute to Reiner's flair with actors. 25] David Ansen provided one of the rare negative reviews of the film for Newsweek. He criticized the casting of Crystal, Not surprisingly he handles the comedy superbly, but he's too cool and self-protective an actor to work as a romantic leading man" and felt that as a film, of wonderful parts, it doesn't quite add up. 26] Accolades [ edit] Association Category Nominee Results Academy Award Best Original Screenplay Nora Ephron Nominated American Comedy award Funniest Actress in a Motion Picture Won Funniest Actor in a Motion Picture Funniest Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture ASCAP Film and Television Music award Top Box Office Films Marc Shaiman British Academy Film award Best Film Rob Reiner Best Screenplay - Original Casting Society of America award Best Casting for Feature Film, Comedy Jane Jenkins Janet Hershenson Chicago Film Critics Association award Best Actress David di Donatello award Best Foreign Director Best Foreign Actress Directors Guild award Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures DVD Exclusive award Best Audio Commentary Golden Globe award Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Best Director - Motion Picture Best Screenplay - Motion Picture Best Lead Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Best Lead Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Writers Guild award Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen Legacy [ edit] Over the years, When Harry Met Sally. has become "the quintessential contemporary feel-good relationship movie that somehow still rings true. 27] Ephron still received letters from people obsessed with the film and still had "people who say to me all the time, I was having a Harry-and-Sally relationship with him or her. 27] The film is 23rd on AFI's 100 Years. 100 Laughs list of the top comedy films in American cinema and number 60 on Bravo's "100 Funniest Movies. 28] Entertainment Weekly named it as one of the Top 10 romantic movies of all time.  The magazine also ranked it 12th on their Funniest Movies of the Past 25 Years list.  The periodical also ranked it 7th on their 25 Best Romantic Movies of the Past 25 Years list  and #3 on their Top 25 Modern Romances list.  The film has inspired countless romantic comedies, including A Lot Like Love, 33] Hum Tum, 34] and Definitely, Maybe.  In addition, the film helped popularize many ideas about love that have become household concepts now, such as the " high-maintenance " girlfriend and the "transitional person. 36] ‘You can find traces of ‘When Harry Met Sally DNA in virtually every romantic comedy thats been made since, ” The A. V. Club noted.  In June 2008, AFI revealed its "Ten top Ten"—the best ten films in ten "classic" American film genres—after polling over 1, 500 people from the creative community. When Harry Met Sally was acknowledged as the sixth best film in the romantic comedy genre.  It is also ranked #15 on Rotten Tomatoes ' 25 Best Romantic Comedies.  In early 2004, the film was adapted for the stage in a Theatre Royal Haymarket production starring Luke Perry and Alyson Hannigan.  Molly Ringwald and Michael Landes later replaced Hannigan and Perry for the second cast.  The film is recognized by American Film Institute in these lists: 2000: AFI's 100 Years. 100 Laughs – #23  2002: AFI's 100 Years. 100 Passions – #25  2004: AFI's 100 Years. 100 Songs: It Had to Be You " – #60  2005: AFI's 100 Years. 100 Movie Quotes: Customer: I'll have what she's having. – #33  2008: AFI's 10 Top 10: 6 Romantic Comedy Film  Home media [ edit] When Harry Met Sally. was first released on VHS in late 1989, a few months after its theatrical release. It was later re-released on VHS in 1994 as part of a Billy Crystal collection, 47] and in 1997 under the Contemporary Classics edition; the latter release included trailers that were not included in the original VHS release. It was released on DVD for the first time on January 9, 2001, and included an audio commentary by Reiner, a 35-minute "Making Of" documentary featuring interviews with Reiner, Ephron, Crystal, and Ryan, seven deleted scenes, and a music video for "It Had To Be You" by Harry Connick Jr.  A Collector's Edition DVD was released on January 15, 2008, including a new audio commentary with Reiner, Ephron, and Crystal, eight deleted scenes, all new featurettes ( It All Started Like This, Stories Of Love, When Rob Met Billy, Billy On Harry, I Love New York, What Harry Meeting Sally Meant, So Can Men And Women Really Be Friends. and the original theatrical trailer.  The film was released on Blu-ray on July 5, 2011 containing all of the special features found on the 2008 DVD release.  References [ edit] Michiko Kakutani. "From 'Happy Camper' to 'Out of Sight. The New York Times. Archived from the original on June 25, 2017. Retrieved February 23, 2017. 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The development of the relationship between the two main characters is beautiful and brilliantly portrayed and is only helped by the hilarious secondary characters.
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Nothing but brilliance. Critics Consensus Rob Reiner's touching, funny film set a new standard for romantic comedies, and he was ably abetted by the sharp interplay between Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan. 90% TOMATOMETER Total Count: 70 89% Audience Score User Ratings: 395, 900 When Harry Met Sally Ratings & Reviews Explanation When Harry Met Sally Photos Movie Info Harry and Sally have known each other for years, and are very good friends, but they fear sex would ruin the friendship. Rating: R Genre: Directed By: Written By: In Theaters: Jul 12, 1989 wide On Disc/Streaming: Oct 13, 1998 Runtime: 96 minutes Studio: Columbia Pictures Cast News & Interviews for When Harry Met Sally Critic Reviews for When Harry Met Sally Audience Reviews for When Harry Met Sally When Harry Met Sally Quotes News & Features.
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When harry met sally cast. Afterwards, Clairol Herbal Essences became popular. When harry met sally free online. When harry met reaming. My first memory of When Harry Met Sally… is that I wasnt allowed to watch it. When I think about the film now, I see it as a romance—an inverted one, where love does not come until 12 years after first sight, but a love story nonetheless. But When Harry Met Sally… s unwholesome raciness—the faked orgasm, the f-bombs, the woman who meows in the throes of passion—featured prominently in the films marketing campaign. So did the films central, provocative, deeply heteronormative question: Can men and women ever “just” be friends? And it needed an R rating to answer that question, too! The film glowed with forbidden allure. My parents held the common, irrational conviction that watching sexuality was much worse than watching violence. I somehow saw The Killing Fields before I watched When Harry Met Sally…; if you cant guess from the title, The Killing Fields is a harrowing movie about genocide in Cambodia. So what I first learned about When Harry Met Sally…, besides its cast, was that Meg Ryan fakes an orgasm in the movie. Someone had to explain the joke to me after an assembly in which a visiting lecturer made a joke about having a When Harry Met Sally… moment to an auditorium full of middle schoolers. (No one laughed. I wasnt entirely sure what an orgasm was, let alone how to fake one. But it seemed like a power move. Now this movie is one of my formative texts, those stories shelved in your brain that gradually become a part of your psychology. It goes without saying that its magnificent, a combination of talents at the height of their powers, coupled with filmmaking that treasured its characters, atmosphere, and setting. Meg Ryan and Billy Crystal in Katz's Deli, the site of the famously faked orgasm. Columbia Pictures/Everett Collection. When Harry Met Sally… is a collection of finely hewn set pieces—nearly all of which pivot around nothing more than a conversation. (Marie with the Rolodex at the Central Park Boathouse! Jess and Harry doing the wave in Giants Stadium after Harrys divorce! The “wagon wheel, Roy Rogers, garage sale coffee table”. Ive seen it so many times that I dont watch it so much as remind myself of what happens next, mouthing the dialogue to myself. I realized that I have unconsciously adopted a hairstyle close to Ryans in the film, a curly shag with bangs. Writer Nora Ephron and director Rob Reiner used When Harry Met Sally… as a canvas to explore heterosexual partnership, infusing the leads played by Ryan and Billy Crystal with facets of their respective personalities. Ryan was in her first role as Ephrons muse and stand-in, playing fussiness to the point of painful, adorable tenderness. Crystal was the recipient of Reiners projections, creating in Harry a brooding jokester who prefers sports to feelings. The story springs past Harry and Sallys tortured relationship to explore other characters—notably Carrie Fisher as Marie, Sallys best friend, who inelegantly falls for Harrys best friend, Jess, played by Bruno Kirby. The main story is broken up by little interviews with happily married elderly couples. (The dialogue comes from interviews with real-life couples, but actors were hired to perform the lines onscreen. Its an ecstatic survey of marriage, a loving portrait of loving. And though it is candid about sex, the film is barely racy; theres only one actual sex scene, and its not particularly hot. Its not heaving bosoms and rippling abs; its bookish New Yorkers and a dozen-odd old people talking about their love lives. Ephron and Reiners love language pushed the envelope in 1989 in a way that seems rather tame now: As I grew up and began to dabble in romantic partnerships myself, When Harry Met Sally… felt like the rare option I wanted to emulate and embody, and I studied it like a textbook. In many ways, its a manual for romantic partnership—a funny, entertaining film thats closely attentive to the nuts and bolts of falling in love. Billy Crystal, director Rob Reiner, and Meg Ryan. Columbia Pictures/Everett Collection Still, I understand where my parents were coming from. Watching When Harry Met Sally… as an adult, it feels as if the movie spills some secrets that grown-ups arent supposed to share—about the messiness of attraction, the circuitous path of romance, the erotic tension in spirited antagonism. Its about how another person can become a part of you despite your best intentions. Behind the films wryly entertaining tone, theres a wild liveliness that animates the characters, a combination of deep-seated longings and carnal passions. Harry has to learn to confront his feelings. Sally has to learn to assert her orgasm. Ryan is translucent with her characters emotions, and Crystals never been as darkly alluring, or worn his facial hair better. They have the opposite of a meet-cute in the opening scene—a meet-hate. But Harry and Sallys mutual antipathy still fuels their curiosity about each other, extending their initial conversation into a years-long back-and-forth that becomes their lifelong partnership. The famous question that begins their charged, decade-long dance—the idea of sex—haunts their relationship for more than 10 years, shutting down intimacy, sparking their anger, and occasionally, making them dishonest. When they do have sex, it changes everything. The film is constructed around the idea of Harry and Sallys friendship—and their romance only progresses because they attempt to be friends. But by the end, their friendship succumbs to love; the sex thing, as Harry said from the start, never went away. Billy Crystal. Columbia Pictures/Everett Collection. Thirty years after it premiered, Im finally in the kind of romantic partnership the movie depicts. Im not entirely sure if studying the film has prepared me for this marriage, as I sort of hoped it would. But it was a little affirming, and a little painful, to watch the movie again and feel so close to its ups and downs—the push and pull of intimacy, the slow pace of personal growth. When Harry Met Sally… has served as this example I could keep in my pocket of what love should feel like—an endless, unspooling conversation with a partner who, like a counterweight, provides equilibrium. A postscript: My husband and I are going to be have a Hindu wedding ceremony later this summer, and in an effort to understand what were promising each other, I looked up the translations of the Sanskrit vows. Amusingly, the bride and groom are charged to love one another as friends, even as they explicitly vow to maintain an active sex life. (Other vows: fidelity, mutual support, rights to livestock. Sex doesnt seem to diminish the friendship, but rather to enhance it—and it seems as if thats the hidden postscript of When Harry Met Sally…, lurking under its sexy, rated-R veneer. Perhaps some men and some women cant just be friends. But spouses better be friends already. Celebrities Whove Turned Their Divorces into Art By Ron Galella/WireImage/Getty Images Nora Ephron The late writers first novel, Heartburn, published in 1983, was the exact application of her own advice (recounted in the HBO biographical documentary Everything Is Copy) to “become the heroine rather than the victim of the joke. ” In Heartburn, which was later adapted into a film starring Jack Nicholson and Meryl Streep, Ephron wrote about the funniest, saddest, and most jarring parts of her divorce from renowned Watergate journalist Carl Bernstein. In the documentary, late director Mike Nichols summarized Ephrons healing process: “She. cried for six months and wrote it funny. In writing it funny, she won. ”.
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