Naville cancels Celine's credit card, so she robs a bank.
Although Robert and Celine argue, they also sing and dance together at a local karaoke bar, a scene evocative of both Dennis Potter's Karaoke and the memorable karaoke performance by Cameron Diaz in My Best Friend's Wedding.
The angels make few gains, but when Jackson is on the brink of killing Robert, Celine comes to his rescue.
Conventional wisdom suggests couples who live together should never work together, too -- and nowhere would that seem more advisable than in Hollywood -- but, then, the Farrelly brothers are all about damning conventional wisdom, aren't they?
For her part, Diaz says, "Matt and I had sort of been looking for a project to do, and when the opportunity to do this came up, the timing was just right.
Tossed together for $12 million, the result is a combination salad, a surreal salmagundi with an added animated sequence for lagniappe.
In Heaven, Gabriel (Dan Hedaya) sends angels O'Reilly (Holly Hunter) and Jackson (Delroy Lindo) down to Earth to make two people fall in love. The target couple: well-to-do Celine (Cameron Diaz) and impoverished, aspiring novelist Robert (Ewan Mc Gregor), a janitor at the corporation owned by her wealthy father, Naville (Ian Holm).
Robert loses his job, kidnaps Celine, and the two retreat to a mountain hideout where they discuss splitting the ransom.
O'Reilly and Jackson plan to make Robert and Celine love each other by putting them in jeopardy, so the two angels get hired on by Naville as bounty hunters.
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