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The Daytrippers (1996)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  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
Pat McNamara ...
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

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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5 March 1997 (USA)  »

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En route vers Manhattan  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

£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

Libby: [telling Eliza about her ex-boyfriend] The fact that this is the first time I'm seeing him in 1 year, 2 months and 19 days is probably why I'm drinking more gin-and-tonics than a boatful of WASPs at the Hyannisport Regatta!
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References Matlock (1986) See more »

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Fat Cat Bigga Fish
Written by R. Riley and E. Davis
Performed by The Coup
Published by Frozen Soup Songs/Field Kegro Music
Courtesy of Wild Pitch Records Ltd.
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The cast makes this an enjoyable film.
15 September 1998 | by (Boston) – See all my reviews

I am a big Parker Posey fan (Waiting for Guffman, Party Girl, House of Yes and other indie films), and the addition of Hope Davis (Next Stop Wonderland) and other cast members made this film very watchable. The storyline itself is rather forgettable.


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