MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 1,496 this week

Outside Providence (1999)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  1 September 1999 (USA)
6.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.4/10 from 7,527 users   Metascore: 62/100
Reviews: 100 user | 71 critic | 32 from Metacritic.com

After one too many run ins with the law, a punk teenager from a working class background is sent to prep school by his frustrated dad, and learns a thing or two.

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (screenplay), 2 more credits »
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

10 Best Back-to-School TV Shows

Dust off your varsity jacket and get excited for fall with our list of the 10 best back-to-school TV shows.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 40 titles
created 15 Sep 2012
 
a list of 24 titles
created 02 Nov 2012
 
a list of 49 titles
created 23 Dec 2013
 
a list of 32 titles
created 31 Jul 2014
 
a list of 25 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Outside Providence (1999)

Outside Providence (1999) on IMDb 6.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Outside Providence.
1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Romance | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

The Year That Trembled is a 1970 coming-of-age story set in the shadow of Kent State that focuses on a group of young characters facing the Vietnam Draft Lottery.

Director: Jay Craven
Stars: Jonathan Brandis, Charlie Finn, Jay R. Ferguson
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Hollywood. An actor and an actress fake a relationship for the publicity in this movie within a movie, only "cut" could be called at anytime! Is it live or is it "Memorex"?! A romantic ... See full summary »

Director: Michael DeLuise
Stars: Peter DeLuise, Lisa Rotondi, Marco Sanchez
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Young orphan Gilly (Klein) finds out his lover Jo (Graham) may actually be his biological sister. After they break up he discovers he's not related and travels across the country to stop ... See full summary »

Director: J.B. Rogers
Stars: Chris Klein, Heather Graham, Orlando Jones
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

An American government hit man on the run makes a pact with two travelers to help him disappear in the Mexican jungle.

Director: Arthur Allan Seidelman
Stars: Scott Glenn, Craig Wasson, Giovanna Zacarías
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  

Three snobbish high school girls prematurely age brought on from a curse, a drug (or something) after the arrival of new transfer student whom they believe is connected to a murder they committed a year earlier. A fate worse than death.

Director: John T. Kretchmer
Stars: Julie Benz, Nicole Bilderback, Monica Keena
Federal Hill (1994)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

In Providence's Italian neighborhood, Federal Hill, five young men face their choices as they become adults. Bobby, who's sort of dim, owes $30,000 to a counterfeiter who's demanding ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Corrente
Stars: Nicholas Turturro, Anthony DeSando, Libby Langdon
Fall Into Darkness (TV Movie 1996)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Ann Price blames her best friend, Sharon McKay, for her brother Jerry's death. She decides to set Sharon up for her murder, but there's an unexpected surprise!

Director: Mark Sobel
Stars: Jonathan Brandis, Tatyana Ali, Paul Scherrer
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Two master thieves go at odds with one another as one sets the other up for a crime. The first, a suave pro who does his job and then hides in his own privacy, listening to old jazz records... See full summary »

Director: Scott Sanders
Stars: Mark Adair-Rios, Khandi Alexander, Erich Anderson
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

After 46 years in exile, former major league baseball star Luis Tiant returns to Cuba, where he encounters unexpected demons and receives unexpected gifts from his family.

Director: Jonathan Hock
Stars: Carlton Fisk, Peter Gammons, George McGovern
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Newspaper man wanders about and helps older woman save her paper.

Director: William K. Howard
Stars: James Cagney, Grace George, Marjorie Main
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A High powered NY litigator, hired to defend a murderer who avenged his young son's death, struggles with his own desires for success versus the moral wishes of his client to choose the ... See full summary »

Director: David Hugh Jones
Stars: Ben Kingsley, Amy Irving, Ryan Marsini
Circles (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Director: Adam Kreutner
Stars: Neal McDonough, Antonio Sabato Jr., Teresa Hill
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Tim Dunphy
Tommy Bone ...
Jackie Dunphy
Samantha Lavigne ...
'Clops'
...
Mousy
...
Tommy the Wire (as Adam Lavorgna)
Jesse Leach ...
Decenz
...
...
Old Man Dunphy
...
Barney
...
Caveech
...
Joey
...
Fran
Kristen Shorten ...
Bunny Cote
Timothy Crowe ...
Mr. Funderburk (as Tim Crowe)
...
Jack Wheeler
Edit

Storyline

A boy from Pawtucket, Rhode Island, caught up in the drug scene of the mid-70s, gets in trouble one too many times with the law. To stave off a jail term, his father arranges for him to be placed into a prep school in Cornwall, Connecticut. The terms: Graduate, or else. Written by Matt Cotnoir <theman@ids.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Tim's getting a future...whether he likes it or not! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive teen drug use and strong language including sexual references | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1 September 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Anexigiti pronoia  »

Box Office

Budget:

$7,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,370,662 (USA) (3 September 1999)

Gross:

$7,292,175 (USA) (8 October 1999)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Filmed at the University of Rhode Island Kingston campus. See more »

Goofs

Another incorrect use of teen jargon: any phrase using "suck", such as "this sucks" or "this sucks the big one" was not used in the 70s. This became popular much later. See more »

Quotes

Tommy the Wire: You wouldn't know a classy broad if she took a dump on your head.
See more »

Connections

References The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (1952) See more »

Soundtracks

Do You Know What I Mean
Written & Performed by Lee Michaels
Courtesy of Lee Michaels
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Surprisingly good
20 June 2002 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

I overlooked this movie when it was in theatres and just saw it on video. I was very impressed. It wasn't the dumb gross out movie the Farrely's are known for. It had some laugh out loud moments, and some surprising tender moments as well. Alec Baldwin was hysterical as Old Man Dunphy and the supporting cast of friends like Drugs & The Wire were funny as well. This movie is a lot better than you'd probably think. It certainly surpassed my expectations.


14 of 16 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
More movies like this?? GoldyOldy
Drugs' Letter theTruth3483
5.8??? orange_xpress
pot cookies?? emhemo
Where was this shot? Nevvermind182
alternate version lifesucks4387
Discuss Outside Providence (1999) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?