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The Out of Towners (1970)

G  |   |  Comedy  |  28 May 1970 (USA)
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George and Gwen Kellerman live in the small, quiet town of Twin Oaks, Ohio with their two young children and pet dog. George has a strong sense of what is right and wrong, especially as it ... See full summary »

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George and Gwen Kellerman live in the small, quiet town of Twin Oaks, Ohio with their two young children and pet dog. George has a strong sense of what is right and wrong, especially as it applies to himself and Gwen, but he still looks to her for validation. Working for a plastics company, George believes he is a shoo-in for the company's Vice-President of Sales, New York Division job, a position located in New York City. George is looking forward to their future life in New York City, with all the amenities and benefits living in the big city has to offer. For George's 9 am interview, George and Gwen plan on taking a flight that lands in New York at 8 pm the evening before, which gives them time for dinner at New York's finest restaurant, The Four Seasons, and a comfortable night's stay at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel before the interview. But nothing on this trip goes according to plan. In fact, what can go wrong, does. Because of circumstances, it even looks as if George may miss his... Written by Huggo

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When they take you for an out-of-towner, they really take you.

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The story-line of "The Out of Towners" is not dis-similar to the later play and movie The Prisoner of Second Avenue (1975) which also starred Jack Lemmon in its film version. See more »

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During the opening credits, scenes of NYC are interspersed with scenes that are supposed to be in suburban Ohio. The shots were of easily identified landmarks (clock tower, Gerry duckpond, etc) in Roslyn, NY. See more »

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George Kellerman: 37,000 policemen in the city of New York! Not one'll come out in the rain!
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The funniest movie, ever.
1 March 2001 | by (New Jersey, USA) – See all my reviews

I love this movie. I watch this over and over, and every time I watch it, I find a different scene that I missed before. It makes me laugh so hard that I miss some lines. Even now, just thinking of the scenes in Central Park are making me laugh. Every line is funny. This is a very under-rated movie.


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