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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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(as Jill Mazursky Cody), (as Jeffrey Abrams)
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Gena Waters
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Tracy Green
Jeff DiLucca ...
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Gregory Green
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Young Joe (as Frank Nasso)
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Storyline

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

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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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Box Office

Budget:

$53,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,784,123, 1 June 1997, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$19,736,932, 21 September 1997
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(Technicolor)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Was originally scheduled for a late summer 1996 release date, before being pushed to the 1996 holiday season, and eventually to May of 1997. See more »

Goofs

How did Dekker know which car was Joe and Gus's when he stole it? Neither one identify it by make and model during their conversation, and Joe's key ring has other car keys on it (most noticeably a Ford), so he had no way of knowing the Plymouth Barricuda was theirs. 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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Something went wrong here...
2 December 2003 | by See all my reviews

Danny Glover and Joe Pesci are good actors in my book. But something went seriously wrong in this film. What?

For starters, the script is not funny. But the film is worse than the script. There are dumb scripts that attract a certain audience because the actors somehow manage to be funny/interesting/appealing or the director puts the whole thing together in a funny/interesting/appealing way. In this film, everything is pathetic.

Well, the film has so-called "production values". It's not a home movie. So, it's an example of what-not-to-do with several million dollars.


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