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Out on a Limb (1992)

PG  |   |  Comedy  |  4 September 1992 (USA)
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Matthew Broderick goes Out on a Limb in this surprising adventure about a financial whiz who takes a wild detour to come to the aid of his kid sister in the small logging town of Buzzsaw.

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Matthew Broderick goes Out on a Limb in this surprising adventure about a financial whiz who takes a wild detour to come to the aid of his kid sister in the small logging town of Buzzsaw.

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He's got 24 hours to find his missing wallet with a phone number worth a hundred million dollars. There's only one place he hasn't looked...

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Rated PG for mild language and violence, and for comic nudity | See all certifications »

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$1,659,542 (USA)
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The movie re-unites Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) lead actors Matthew Broderick and Jeffrey Jones, the only occurrence to date. See more »

Goofs

Early in the movie Bill's stolen car breaks down while Sally is driving it. Later when Bill recovers his car, the mechanic informs him that he had to fix the car's oil pan - implying that the cause of the breakdown was a lack of oil pressure. However, if a car engine's oil pressure falls to a level at which it can no longer operate, which rendered the car inoperable in the case of Sally's escape earlier, it is very likely that permanent engine damage would have occurred, as basic lubrication mechanisms would have failed. In other words, it is very unlikely that a simple oil pan plugging (as the mechanic had performed when Bill recovered the car) would restore the engine to an operative state. See more »

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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Rebel Set (1992) See more »

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Written by Augie Meyers, 'Bill Sheffield'
Performed by Texas Tornados
Courtesy of Reprise Records
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Have a drink or something, loosen up
4 July 2002 | by (MIA) – See all my reviews

If you didn't like this movie...you didn't get it. That's Okay, most people don't...Too Bad. It has a memorable quality even if you didn't like it, obviously. It did it's job just giving a point of comparison that you remember. Try singing "Hey baby, que paso?" and people know where it's from. Try it on home video with your favorite whatever and find your inner child. It's a "What you did over the summer?" flick, after all.


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