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In & Out (1997)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 19 September 1997 (USA)
A midwestern teacher questions his sexuality after a former student makes a comment about him at the Academy Awards.

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All of Greenleaf, Indiana is watching this year's telecast of the Oscars as Hollywood heartthrob and local boy made good Cameron Drake has been nominated for his first ever Best Actor Oscar for his latest movie role as a gay soldier. Cameron's high school English teacher Howard Brackett is overjoyed when Cameron wins the award and mentions Howard's contribution in his acting life. That joy turns to horror when Cameron mentions to the worldwide audience that Howard is gay, especially horrific to Howard as he is engaged to fellow teacher Emily Montgomery, a woman with self-esteem issues as she had battled weight issues most of her life before she lost seventy-five pounds for the wedding. Howard's life is totally disrupted as Hollywood media descends on Greenleaf in order to get Howard's story. The rest of Greenleaf also openly wonders if Howard is indeed gay, as he exhibits many stereotypical gay tendencies, such as being neat, and loving music, dancing, poetry and Barbra Streisand. His... Written by Huggo

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An out-and-out comedy.

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Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual content and some strong language | See all certifications »

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19 September 1997 (USA)  »

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¿Es o no es?  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$15,019,821 (USA) (21 September 1997)

Gross:

$63,856,929 (USA)
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Trivia

The film cast includes two Oscar winners: Kevin Kline and Whoopi Goldberg; and five Oscar nominees: Matt Dillon, Joan Cusack, Debbie Reynolds, June Squibb and Glenn Close. See more »

Goofs

Outside the diner with Howard and Peter. See more »

Quotes

Howard: He may be under the influence of something. He may have joined a cult!
Howard's dad: That little zombie.
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Crazy Credits

During the end credits, the cast is dancing to "Macho Man" and goofing off at Berniece and Frank's wedding reception. See more »

Connections

References The Bridges of Madison County (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Everything's Coming Up Roses
Written by Stephen Sondheim and Jule Styne
Performed by Ethel Merman
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Gay means really really happy!
17 October 1998 | by (florida) – See all my reviews

This movie was a great spoof, it was not meant to convert anyone to homosexuality... Matt Dillon as Cameron, Tom Sellek the kiss of the decade... and Joan Cusack revealing what a lot of us think about showtunes... most of all Kevin Kline can carry off this comedy as well as any member of the Monty Python clan could in the heydays of that great cross dressing show... Laugh and the world laughs with you


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