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Gone Fishin' (1997)

 -  Comedy | Crime  -  30 May 1997 (USA)
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Two fishing fanatics get in trouble when their fishing boat gets stolen while on a trip.

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Two working-class buddies, Joe and Gus, win a contest and get a free fishing trip. When they arrive, everything goes wrong - hurricanes, stolen car, blow-ups and other catastrophes follow them. Written by Anonymous

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Even the fish are laughing!

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Comedy | Crime

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Rated PG for mild violence and language | See all certifications »

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30 May 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Gone Fishing  »

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Budget:

$53,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,784,123 (USA) (30 May 1997)

Gross:

$19,736,932 (USA) (19 September 1997)
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Trivia

An accident during filming killed stuntwoman Janet Wilder and injured her husband, stuntman Scott Wilder, and his father, stuntman Glenn R. Wilder. A boat was supposed to go over a ramp, fly over a mangrove hedge, land between two other boats, and stop in the water. Instead the boat slid off the side of the ramp, flipped over, and landed in a crowd of crew and extras. See more »

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When the girls show up at the Rod and Gun Club, Joe and Gus are seated with wine on the table. When they stand up to greet the girls, the wine disappears. It reappears after they sit again. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Young Joe: This summer's gonna be great, right, Gus?
Young Gus: Yeah, it can't get any worse than last summer.
Young Joe: That's for sure. See, last summer was a learning experience. For instance, we know where my father keeps his cigars.
Young Gus: Now, Joe, you shouldn't be smoking. Man, it's bad for you.
Young Joe: Rolled on the thighs of Cuban honeys. I swear, this summer's gonna be a ten.
Young Gus: Ten plus.
Young JoeYoung Gus: Borderline 11!
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References Deliverance (1972) See more »

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What Went Wrong
Written and Performed by Peter Love, Roger Cain, Adam Kury, Scotty Kormos and Michael Lord
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bloody Brillo it is
21 May 2008 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

i think this film is absolutely incredible. the acting performances are really subtle but spell binding. people talk about taxi driver or raging bull as a classic but this is more my bag baby. the kings have arrived. move over Kubrick.... your nothing compared to the cinematic brilliance that is GONE FISHIN WOW WOWEE! Joe Pesci really excels with superb direction here. Danny Glover here is magnetic and plays the part immaculately justifying his performance considering Daniel Day Lewis and Sir Ian McKellen were turned down in favor of the Lethal weapon star..... and you thought he was too old for this s###. well f### you!!!


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