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Excess Baggage (1997)

 -  Action | Comedy | Crime  -  29 August 1997 (USA)
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Emily has always been the rich brat who tries to pull every imaginable stunt to get attention. But one day, as she fakes her own kidnapping and locks herself in the trunk of a car, a thief ... See full summary »

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Emily has always been the rich brat who tries to pull every imaginable stunt to get attention. But one day, as she fakes her own kidnapping and locks herself in the trunk of a car, a thief steals the car, with her inside. She is attracted by his reckless lifestyle and the situation makes her kidnapping the more real and frightening for her father. Written by Steve Richer <sricher@sympatico.ca>

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You would NOT believe what a girl's got to do, just to get a little attention. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for violence, drinking and sex-related dialogue | See all certifications »
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29 August 1997 (USA)  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$14,327,206 (USA) (19 December 1997)
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According to the book "As If: The Not So Clueless Alicia Silverstone", writers Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski did uncredited work on the script before production. See more »

Goofs

After Emily and Vincent walk back to the hotel, Emily has Vincent's jacket on. When they walk into the room, she still has it on but when they walk outside again, Vincent is wearing it. See more »

Quotes

Emily: [Emily is cuffed to the sink in the bathroom after beating on Vincent] What... you're done? You don't wanna play anymore?
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Crazy Credits

Andy Warhol's "Double Elvis" is a reproduction and not signed. See more »


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The Only Thing That Looks Good On Me Is You
Performed by Bryan Adams
Courtesy of A & M Records, Inc.
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The worst movie I have ever seen!
23 March 1999 | by (New Brighton, MN) – See all my reviews

I only paid $1.00 to see this movie, and I still felt ripped off. I stuck around, assuming it would get better, or at least hoping I could laugh at it's badness, but neither happened. It was not cheesy enough to laugh at, and it was so terrible I actually experienced physical pain while watching it. The talents of Del Toro and Walken were completely wasted in this lame excuse for entertainment.


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