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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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$1,659,542 (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

The bullet hole in Bill's car suddenly disappears when he and Sally arrive at the Jims' house. 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'
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A great Laugh!
4 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

My wife and I watch this film whenever we want a good laugh. The plot, characters and cast combine to provide the most hilarious "good feeling" comedy we have ever seen (this is our favorite!). The whole story is built around the classroom recitation by a young girl about how she spent her summer. The bizarre chain of events she tells about are deliberated at intervals throughout the movie by her unbelieving classmates. During these brief interludes she is coaxed to go on with her intriguing story and the action takes off -- again! This movie is superbly acted and directed to avoid the pitfalls of becoming "slap stick." While the plot is a bit far fetched, it is plausible. If you want to see a movie that makes you feel good and is viewable by people of any age, this is a "must see."


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