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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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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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Allan
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Maria
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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 were the odd couple who later became the grumpiest old men. Now they're taking it to the high seas. 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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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 ninth pairing out of ten movies of comic actors and great friends Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau. See more »

Goofs

Toward the end of the movie, when Herb fires off the flare, the scene cuts to the plane where there's normal conversation with no engine sounds whatsoever. See more »

Quotes

Charlie Gordon: Why are you sterilizing your trousers?
Herb: [Annoyed] I'm *steaming* them.
Charlie Gordon: Oh, then what are you gonna' do, eat 'em with garlic butter?
Herb: It takes the wrinkles out, you imbecile!
Charlie Gordon: Huh! When a man is steaming his pants at midnight, it generally means there's a broad.
Herb: No broad!
Charlie Gordon: Well, that's too bad, 'cause I got one lined up: rich... "Texas rich." With an ass so beautiful, it's a shame she has to sit down on it.
Herb: Will you do me a favor and just knock that stuff off?
Charlie Gordon: Oh, I'm sorry, I forgot you were cooking.
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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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Fancy Sailor
Written by Einstein Brown and Kenny McDonald Williams
Performed by Steel Fusion Musik
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Thanks for the laughs!

Walter Matthau plays Charlie Gordon who cons his widower brother-in-law Herb Sullivan (Jack Lemmon) into a cruise in search of rich and lonely ladies.What he doesn't tell Herb is that they have to be dance hosts. Out to Sea from 1997 is a comedy with excellent actors.There are great performances from Elaine Stritch, Dyan Cannon, Gloria DeHaven, Rue McClanahan, Estelle Harris, Hal Linden and Donald O'Connor.Lemmon and Matthau make a great team in the lead.This movie would be much worse without them.This legendary couple saves the movie.They're both dead now.Matthau died July 1st 2000 and Lemmon June 27th 2001.These two made us laugh in so many movies.The world of comedy lost a lot with them.So thanks for the laughs you two.We will miss you very much.


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