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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4 September 1992 (USA)  »

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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 »

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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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Edited from Problem Child 2 (1991) See more »

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Written by Augie Meyers, 'Bill Sheffield'
Performed by Texas Tornados
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By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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A barrel of fun and laughs
30 January 2000 | by (Broken Bow, Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

An executive leaves his hometown to complete a $140M deal. Along the way he loses his wallet which contains the main ingredient for closing the deal. While trying to get the wallet back he meets every manner of opposition and zany characters. I really liked Jim & Jim and the Siskle & Ebert clones. One of the funniest comedies I ever saw. 4 stars.


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