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Out to Sea (1997)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 2 July 1997 (USA)
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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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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Comedy | Romance

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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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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,655,948, 6 July 1997, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$27,974,168, 28 September 1997
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Walter Matthau was the oldest member of the main cast members. See more »

Goofs

Herb begins the movie by telling Charlie that he and his deceased wife "would have been married 45 years". but later tells Vivian "my wife and I started dancing on our wedding night, and didn't stop for 46 years". See more »

Quotes

[Mac has replaced Gil as the Cruise Director]
Gil Godwyn: What's she talking about?
Mac Valor: She's talking about "Button that button, you little prick!"
[leaves]
Jonathan Devereaux: Prick.
[leaves]
Jonathan Devereaux: [Gil stands there, still in shock]
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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 »


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Frenesi
(1939)
Written by Alberto Domínguez
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A Very Funny Movie
28 December 1998 | by See all my reviews

Charlie Gordon (Walter Matthau) is the guy who can't seem to let go of horse racing. The debts pile up high on his head. So, he decides that it is time for him and his brother-in-law to take a trip out on the open seas. His brother-in-law, Herb Sullivan (Jack Lemmon) whose wife passed away reluctantly tags along. It is not until they board the Westerdam that it is realized that Charlie signed them up as dance hosts. What follows is some hilarious antics not only on the open seas, but on the dance floor. And a sweet love story also comes along too. People criticize this movie for the pointlessness it brings. It is actually quite funny, but seems to be geared more toward the seniors' group. I think this movie was quite good. Rent it for a weekend and just see.


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