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Out to Sea (1997)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  2 July 1997 (USA)
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A failed gambler, intent on meeting a rich widow, tricks his widowed brother-in-law into boarding a cruise ship as dance hosts.

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Liz LaBreche
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Gil Godwyn
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Mavis LaBreche
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Mac Valor
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Jonathan Devereaux
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Care-free Charlie cons his widower brother-in-law Herb into an expenses-paid luxury cruise in search of rich, lonely ladies. The catch is that they are required to be dance hosts! With a tyrannical cruise director, and the luscious Liz and lovely Vivian, our heroes have lots of mis-adventures before they finally return to port. Written by Derek Picken <dpicken@email.msn.com>

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Rated PG-13 for language and sex-related humor | See all certifications »

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Bailando sobre el mar  »

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Opening Weekend:

DEM 266,927 (Germany) (22 May 1998)

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DEM 266,927 (Germany) (22 May 1998)
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Trivia

Between takes one day Donald O'Connor stopped by Brent Spiner's trailer and showed him a tape of him dancing in many movies. See more »

Goofs

In the start of the movie when Herb and Charlie have taken the seats in first class, Charlie remarks that the plane door has been closed. Under no circumstances would the airline open the door for three passengers once the plane has been secured. This is called a secure cabin and is a federal law. An airline would never violate this policy. See more »

Quotes

Charlie: Be careful! Some of the big fish can swallow you whole.
Herb: Swallow my what?
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Crazy Credits

During the first part of the credits, the cast (singly and in pairs) dances; during the latter part, we see outtakes. See more »


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Celebration
Written by Ronald Bell, Claydes Smith, George Funky Brown (as George Brown),
J.T. Taylor (as James Taylor), Robert Spike Mickens (as Robert Mickens), Earl Toon,
, Dennis D.T. Thomas (as Dennis Thomas), Robert Kool Bell (as Robert Bell) and Eumir Deodato
(c) 1980
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Light Hearted Romantic Comedy
15 December 2004 | by (Costa Mesa, CA) – See all my reviews

Movies aren't always suppose to be about deep, provolking thoughts. Sometimes they're simply meant to be escapes from reality. Out To Sea fits the bill perfectly.

A light hearted "golden years" romantic comedy, Out To Sea may not be big budget, you might be able to easily tell when they were acting in front of a green screen, but it's still very much a movie worth watching. A sweet movie that needs to be given a break.

This is just good, light hearted fun. It's not meant to be a deep movie. It's something worth watching. If for nothing else, you must see it for Brent Spiner's humorously stiff and uptight rendition of Oye Como Va. Gil is a character you love to hate and Mr. Spiner pulls off the perfect evil comic foil to two beloved comedy movie gods.


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