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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
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The ship used in the film was the Holland America line's "Westerdam". See more »
Solar eclipses can only happen at a new moon. We see a full moon two nights before the solar eclipse occurs, and one night after. See more »
[Charlie fakes a fall onto the deck to hide from Gil spotting him fraternizing with Liz]
Oh, what's the matter? Are you all right?
An old football injury.
No, professional. The Jets blew a 30-point lead against the Dolphins. I tried to throw my TV set out the window.
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During the first part of the credits, the cast (singly and in pairs) dances; during the latter part, we see outtakes. See more »
I was totally surprised just how good this movie actually is because when I first saw it I was only mildly amused! I must say however, that I am still very disappointed that Donald O'Connor wasn't given a bigger and better role! He was an enormous talent.
There is a great chemistry among all the main cast members and Matthau has never been funnier.
I am tremendously glad that this picture got made because we get to see Lemmon and Matthau team up for the very last time; in a vehicle that puts their talent to great use. Brent Spiner proves that "Data" from Star Trek the Next Geeration is not the only good character he can play.
The storyline is really quite simple but the comedy and the characters work really well and I laughed heartily throughout this movie and I highly recommend it.
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