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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
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Gregory Green
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Young Joe (as Frank Nasso)
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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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Box Office

Budget:

$53,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,784,123 (USA) (1 June 1997)

Gross:

$19,736,932 (USA) (21 September 1997)
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1.85 : 1
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Danny Glover admitted to doing this film purely for the money. See more »

Goofs

One of the final scenes shows a "media frenzy." A lens enters from the left of frame, but instead of being a prop TV camera, it's a Panavision Primo lens from a 35mm film camera used to shoot the movie. 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 »

Soundtracks

Spring
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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good movie
30 December 2011 | by See all my reviews

this is one of those innocent films you just love, the critics were a little harsh on the rating, i remember seeing this when i was 9, i absolutely loved it, lots of action and fishing! which is what really interested me, although there are a lot of goofs i still enjoy this one from time to time and brings back those good childhood memories!. it is sad though that one of the stunt men died though, the movie is pretty interesting as the main actors are well known and are absolutely hilarious, the first time i saw this movie i laughed so hard i choked, Danny gloves and Joe pesci really make great actors together as there funny antics will keep you entertained! just don't miss out and watch this great old movie


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