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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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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

The construction worker who says "Oh Gus!" at the beginning is played by none other than Tommy DeVito of Frankie Valli & The 4 Seasons fame and a real good friend of Joe Pesci. See more »

Goofs

When the knife falls of the boat (at 0:44:10 to 0:44:19), it has a wire visible dangling it from to the boat. 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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Soundtracks

Concerto For Piano And Orchestra, No 21 In C: Andante, 2nd Movement
Composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (as Mozart)
Arranged by Ole Georg
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Sometimes you just don't want to have to think
21 October 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Hi; I enjoyed this movie (more than the crap on the tube this season); I even "suspended disbelief" once or twice. This might not be the best showcase for any of the main actors talents. We know what is about to happen at every turn, and yet this film feels as comfortable as a well worn pair of shoes, the ones that you only wear to cut the grass or do your bar-B-Quing, the ones that despite your wife's protestations, remain hidden away, awaiting that next perfect summers day.

Nice endearing characters, some good ol' fashioned slapstick, a few good laughs and Willie Nelson; what could be better.

Glenn

Don't expect much, just make some popcorn, sit back and enjoy the film.


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