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The Dream Team (1989)

 -  Comedy  -  7 April 1989 (USA)
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On the way to a baseball game, sanitarium patients get stranded in New York City after their chaperone is hospitalized and they're being pursued by criminals.

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Riley
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Dr. Newald
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O'Malley
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Bernie
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Storyline

Dr. Weitzman works with patients in a sanitarium. Convinced that all that his "group" needs is a some fresh air and some time away from the sanitarium, he pursuades the administration to allow him to take them to a ballgame. Unfortunately, he accidentally stumbles across a crime in progress and ends up in hospital. The group are stranded in New York City, forced to cope with a place which is often more bizarre than their sanitarium. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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four guys on a field trip to reality. See more »

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Comedy

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PG-13 | See all certifications »

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7 April 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

4 pazzi in libertà  »

Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$28,890,240 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Billy (Michael Keaton) jokingly tells the shopkeeper that he and his group are a special combat unit with the US Marine Corps after some Libyan terrorists. This may be a reference to Back to the Future (1985), where Libyan terrorists were after Christopher Lloyd's character, Doc Brown. See more »

Goofs

After the boys rescue Dr Weitzman and Riley is pushing his wheelchair, he has a cast on his left leg. However, when he is helped out of the van at the sanitarium, it has jumped to his right leg. See more »

Quotes

[They are under a large cardboard box in the rain]
Henry: I think we should review our goals.
Billy: Review our goals. Wacko, we gotta find the doctor.
Henry: Who put you in charge? I'm in charge here.
Jack: Read the New Testament, Sparky. You'll find out who's in charge.
Billy: Get outta the way!
[They bump a pedestrian]
Billy: Albert, you step on my foot one more time, I'm gonna kill ya!
Albert: Kill the ump!
Jack: Why does a grown man have to smell like tuna fish?
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Soundtracks

ALL THE WAY
Written by Doug Williams, Leonard Williams, Maurice Surrell, Cootie Williams (as Melvin Williams),
Henry Green
Performed by The Frierson Family Singers
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19 March 1999 | by (Seattle, WA) – See all my reviews

The characters in this movie are well done and well acted. The comedy is great. Michael Keaton has some great one-liners and facial expressions. You can really relate to his situation. One of the better comedies I've seen.


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