Steven Russell (Jim Carrey) becomes a cop, gets married and starts a family, but after a terrible car accident, he vows to be true to himself. He comes out of the closet, moves to Florida, and finances a luxurious lifestyle with bad checks and credit cards. In prison, Steven meets Phillip (Ewan McGregor), a mild-mannered inmate who becomes the love of his life. Determined to build a beautiful life with his lover, Steven embarks on another crime spree.
Directed by: John Requa, Glenn Ficarra
Based on: I Love You Phillip Morris: A True Story of Life, Love, and Prison Breaks, by Steve McVicker
Starring: Jim Carrey, Ewan McGregor, Rodrigo Santoro, Antoni Corone, Leslie Mann
Release date: January 18, 2009 (Sundance)
Running time: 93 minutes
Country: United States, France
Subtitle: English, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish