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Gone Fishin' (1997)

PG | | Comedy, Crime | 30 May 1997 (USA)
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)  »

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Budget:

$53,000,000 (estimated)

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

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$19,736,932 (USA) (19 September 1997)
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The film went overbudget to $53 million. See more »

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When Mad Maggie bites the suitcase, some sticks and debris appear on her head. A few seconds later, they disappear without any movement of her head. See more »

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[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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Autumn
from "The Four Seasons"
Composed by Antonio Vivaldi (as Vivaldi)
Performed by The Connecticut Early Music Festival Ensemble
Courtesy of Chesky Records
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Funny like Hope Crosby Films
16 July 2001 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

Don't listen to the cynics. Gone Fishing was pretty fun. There is nothing mean spirited here just a a funny flick about two guys who go on a fishing trip. I know it is fashionable to blast this film. I heard so much negative stuff that I almost did not rent it. If you are looking for comedy based on satire, parody, insults, or crude situations you will not find it here. This is just a fun movie with no agenda which makes it a rarity. This film is more in the spirit of Out to Sea, Grumpy Old Men, Road to Hong Kong or even Legally Blonde. Gone Fishing is worth a rental.


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