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Out on a Limb (1992)

PG | | Comedy | 4 September 1992 (USA)
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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Welcome to Buzzsaw  »

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$1,114,255, 7 September 1992, Wide Release

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$1,659,542
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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

For some reason, the home-video release of this film omits the entire dramatic "Bill and Sally perched high up in a big tree while hiding from the bad guys, and with Bill's accidentally-dropped cell phone cheekily "ringin' 'n' flashin'" while it's precariously nested in a far-out-of-their-reach branch-fork" scene which was included in the network-television release, and which is obviously what gives the movie both its "cliffhanger-style" title and the humorous movie-poster photo of the pair sitting on a tree-limb. See more »

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Referenced in Jersey Girl (2004) See more »

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(Hey Baby) Que Paso
Written by Augie Meyers, 'Bill Sheffield'
Performed by Texas Tornados
Courtesy of Reprise Records
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Greatest low budget movie of all time
2 April 2002 | by See all my reviews

The 2 brothers named Jim are hilarious drunks. Plus there's the whole mistaken Identity thing going on, with evil twins, except that neither one of them is really the good twin.

They're both fairly evil. It's a lighthearted silly comedy, but I still think it's great.


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