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The Daytrippers (1996)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 5 March 1997 (USA)
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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Jim Malone
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Cassandra
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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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Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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En route vers Manhattan  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$44,928, 9 March 1997, Limited Release

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$2,084,559, 24 August 1997
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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 »

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Chap: We need to open another bottle of vodka. It seems that you put most of the last bottle in your mouth.
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Sambolero
Written by Luiz Bonfa
Performined by Los Islenos
Published by Edicoes Euterpe Ltda./Duchess Music Corp.(BMI)
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Surprisingly interesting
14 September 1998 | by See all my reviews

I went to see this movie with no pre-conceptions, not having heard of it before I purchased my ticket. I went merely in the hope that it might be a bit better than the tripe that passed for blockbusters this summer.

It didn't look too hopeful, yet another slice of Indie-movie life, but the quality of the writing began to overwhelm my negative feelings. A very nice ensemble piece and for once a good plot, with characters engaging enough not to have you trying to second-guess what was going to happen next.

The direction was a little dull, but this is a film about words and if you are wiling to accept that then this is an excellent way to spend a couple of hours in some decent company. There are plenty of laughs in there as well.


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