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The Out-of-Towners (1999)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy  |  2 April 1999 (USA)
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The remake of the 1970 Neil Simon comedy follows the adventures of a couple, Henry and Nancy Clark, vexed by misfortune while in New York City for a job interview.

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Henry Clark
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Nancy Clark
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Mr. Mersault
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Greg
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Alan Clark
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Stewardess
Steve Mittleman ...
Passenger
Randall Arney ...
Passenger
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Airline Representative
William Duell ...
Lost Baggage Clerk
J.P. Bumstead ...
Boston Cab Driver
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Sweeper Woman
Anne Haney ...
Woman in Bathroom
Charlie Dell ...
Janitor on Train
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Rental Car Clerk
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The remake of the 1970 Neil Simon comedy follows the adventures of a couple, Henry and Nancy Clark, vexed by misfortune while in New York City for a job interview.

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They fell in love 24 years ago... and in the next 24 hours, they'll remember why.

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Rated PG-13 for some sex and drug-related humor | See all certifications »
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2 April 1999 (USA)  »

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Perdidos En Nueva York  »

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$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$8,224,215 (USA) (2 April 1999)

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ESP 58,399,285 (Spain) (29 June 2001)
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Unlike many Neil Simon efforts, which were written as plays and then adapted into a film, Simon originally wrote this directly for the screen when he realized that a play would have difficulty portraying the many different locations involved. See more »

Goofs

Henry's necktie becomes neatly tied between shots when he is on the elevator. See more »

Quotes

Lost Baggage Clerk: Where are you staying in the Boston area?
Henry Clark: In the Boston area we are staying in New York.
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That Old Black Magic
Written by Harold Arlen and Johnny Mercer (1942)
Performed by Louis Prima and Keely Smith
Courtesy of Capital Records under license from EMI Music Special Markets
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9 September 1999 | by (Oss, Netherlands) – See all my reviews

When I went to the sneak preview, I was afraid they would give me 'Runaway Bride', but they managed to come up with something so full of nothing, that I almost left during the break (and I have never done that), and I wouldn't have had to convince my friends. This thing is filled with jokes that I would be ashamed to come up with, like a candy bar stuck in the machine. We have never seen that before right? At one point Steve Martin is sitting in a Limo, and realizes he swallowed an XTC pill, then jumps out of the car and starts to rape a tree. John Cleese was the only funny part, but do yourselves a favour, and go see 'Runaway Bride'. I am sure it's much better. Dennis Pennis was right.


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