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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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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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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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Bailando sobre el mar  »

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Opening Weekend:

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

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$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

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

Gil Godwyn: I'm your worst nightmare: a song-and-dance man raised on a military base.
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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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Referenced in Hollywood Remembers Walter Matthau (2001) See more »

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The Nearness of You
(1938)
Music by Hoagy Carmichael
Lyrics by Ned Washington
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Light Hearted Romantic Comedy
15 December 2004 | by (Costa Mesa, CA) – See all my reviews

Movies aren't always suppose to be about deep, provolking thoughts. Sometimes they're simply meant to be escapes from reality. Out To Sea fits the bill perfectly.

A light hearted "golden years" romantic comedy, Out To Sea may not be big budget, you might be able to easily tell when they were acting in front of a green screen, but it's still very much a movie worth watching. A sweet movie that needs to be given a break.

This is just good, light hearted fun. It's not meant to be a deep movie. It's something worth watching. If for nothing else, you must see it for Brent Spiner's humorously stiff and uptight rendition of Oye Como Va. Gil is a character you love to hate and Mr. Spiner pulls off the perfect evil comic foil to two beloved comedy movie gods.


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