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The Daytrippers (1996)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  5 March 1997 (USA)
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When a happily married woman discovers a love letter written by her husband to an unknown party, she enlists her dysfunctional family to discover the truth.

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Louis D'Amico
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Eliza Malone D'Amico
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Jim Malone
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Rita Malone
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Jo Malone
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Carl Petrovic
Stephanie Venditto ...
Cassandra
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Eddie Masler
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Aaron
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Chap
Jill Rowe ...
Monica Young
Andy Brown ...
Ronnie
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Leon
Amy Stiller ...
Amy Corinne Fairbright-Lebow
Peter Askin ...
Nick Woodman
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Storyline

Eliza D'Amico thinks her marriage to Louis is going great, until she finds a mysterious love note to her husband. Concerned, she goes to her mother for advice. Eliza, her parents, her sister Jo and Jo's boyfriend all pile into a station wagon, to go to the city to confront Louis with the letter. On the way, the five explore their relations with each other, and meet many interesting people. Written by Mike Myers <mmyers@ucsd.edu>

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One station wagon. Two generations. Three couples. Four relationships. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$44,928 (USA) (7 March 1997)

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£271,605 (UK) (21 August 1998)
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Andrew Marvell is mentioned as a contemporary of Shakespeare, but he wasn't born until five years after the Bard of Avon died. See more »

Quotes

Carl: The Europeans may have been imperialist, but they knew how to make a building.
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My True Love
Written and Performed by Freddie McKay
Published by Jamrec Music
Courtesy of Studio One/Heartbeat Records
by arrangement with Ocean Park Music
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One of the best films of the year
1 December 1998 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

Underrated and underseen. Daytrippers is like a younger Woody Allen, mixing comedy with angst. Fresh and funny, real and absurd, empathetic. Terrific first movie as writer/ director.


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