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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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Bridget
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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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Also Known As:

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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Donald O'Connor's last film appearance. See more »

Goofs

When the bookmaker confronts Charlie at the track, Charlie has a wad of cash. He offers to give the bookie $500. The bookie responds by taking all the money, which he says is $1000. He would have no way of knowing how much was in the stack. Charlie had no money when he placed the bet. At 70 to 1, his $10 bet would have given him $700, not $1000. 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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Decent enough comedy
10 September 2001 | by (Broken Bow, Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

I got a few laughs out of this one, more than a lot of other so called comedies. The big ship was a knockout and getting to see a lot of it's scenery was fun: as was getting to see some of Dyan Cannon's curves. This wasn't the height of Lemmon's and Mattheau's career, but it wasn't a total dog as some suggest.


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