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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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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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If they knew the city was this crazy, they would have stayed in the asylum. [dvd] See more »

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PG-13 | See all certifications »

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7 April 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

4 pazzi in libertà  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$28,890,240 (USA)
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Trivia

Star Billing: Michael Keaton (1st), Christopher Lloyd (2nd), Peter Boyle (3rd), Stephen Furst (4th) and Lorraine Bracco (5th). See more »

Goofs

Jack claims that Leviticus 5:14 says: "Call not for a doctor, but an elder of the church," but the actual verse is: "The LORD spoke to Moses." See more »

Quotes

Billy: Does Ed go out the window? Let's have a show of hands.
[to Ed]
Billy: You can vote too, it's America.
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References Lassie (1954) See more »

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HIT THE ROAD JACK
Written by Percy Mayfield
Performed by Ray Charles
Courtesy of ABC/Dunhill Records and Ray Charles Enterprises, Inc.
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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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