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Out to Sea (1997)

PG-13 | | 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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Vivian (as Gloria De Haven)
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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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Cullen Carswell
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Mrs. Ellen Carruthers
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Shelly
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Allan
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Maria
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Sebastian
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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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They're Back. The Original Men in Black...Tie. See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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

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2 July 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bailando sobre el mar  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$7,655,948 (USA) (4 July 1997)

Gross:

$27,974,168 (USA) (26 September 1997)
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Trivia

The ship used in the film was the Holland America line's "Westerdam". See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Liz LaBreche: [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?
Charlie: An old football injury.
Liz LaBreche: College?
Charlie: 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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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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Features Predator (1987) See more »

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Fancy Sailor
Written by Einstein Brown and Kenny McDonald Williams
Performed by Steel Fusion Musik
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A Very Very Funny Film!
8 March 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

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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