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The Hotel New Hampshire (1984)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  9 March 1984 (USA)
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The film talks about a family that weathers all sorts of disasters and keeps going in spite of it all. It is noted for its wonderful assortment of oddball characters.

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The film talks about a family that weathers all sorts of disasters and keeps going in spite of it all. It is noted for its wonderful assortment of oddball characters. Written by L.H. Wong <as9401k56@ntuvax.ntu.ac.sg>

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If you experienced "The World According To Garp" and found it witty, delightful and totally unpredictable, then be happily surprised all over again when you join the fun and games that go on at the...Hotel New Hampshire

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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9 March 1984 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$7,500,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$5,100,000 (USA)
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Trivia

Rob Lowe and Jennifer Dundas portray brother John Berry and sister Lilly Berry in this film, but approximately sixteen years after the release of this film, Jennifer Dundas became Jennifer Dundas Lowe, after her December 2000 marriage to actor Talmadge Lowe, although other than a common last name, Talmadge and Rob are not known to be related. See more »

Goofs

Derry, New Hampshire is spelled "Dairy" [sic] in the film. It is also spelled "Dairy" in John Irving's original novel which this movie was based on. Nonetheless, the town of Derry's high school is a private school just as in the film (i.e., the town pays tuition for its students to attend the private school). Its name is Pinkerton Academy and its colors are red and silver/white, vice the "Dairy High School" and blue and white of the film. See more »

Quotes

Iowa Bob: This job's going to be harder than... trying to rape a rhinoceros.
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits misspell the word "association" as "associatiation". See more »

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Referenced in The Royal Tenenbaums (2001) See more »

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Tears On My Pillow
By Sylvester Bradford (as S. Bradford) & Al Lewis (as A. Lewis)
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anything getting such mixed reviews must be a marvel !!
17 August 2001 | by (amsterdam) – See all my reviews

As my father used to say: if all say something is great, you still may not like it. If all are booing, we must be missing something.. When a work gets reactions so diverse as Hotel New Hampshire, it is truly not to be missed ! Indeed, this film is elusive; funny and sad and hilarious and heart-wrenching. Humour without a tear is nothing. This film, after an even better book, is fantastic. Form an opinion. See this film !!


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