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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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fishing | buddy | con man | fishing trip | boat | See more »

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Even the fish are laughing!

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Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

30 May 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Gone Fishing  »

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Box Office

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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1.85 : 1
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Rosanna Arquette worked on this film while she was also working on Crash (1996). She flew back and forth between Florida and Toronto, Canada where Crash was filmed. See more »

Goofs

When the two girls drive up to Joe and Gus as they are pushing their boat with trailer on the highway, the girls' El Camino has no trailer hitch. A short time later, they are towing the boat on its trailer. 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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A great way to kill an hour and a half
9 January 1999 | by See all my reviews

All I can say about this movie is that i'ts a great time-killer. I would rent it if I saw it in my video store, and personally I think it's very funny despite the reviews it got. If you're a fan of comedy or even just a fan of Pesci or Glover, give it a try!


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