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The Out-of-Towners (1999)

 -  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
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Passenger
Randall Arney ...
Passenger
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Airline Representative
William Duell ...
Lost Baggage Clerk
J.P. Bumstead ...
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Sweeper Woman
Anne Haney ...
Woman in Bathroom
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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. Written by Jordan Chamerski

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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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$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£96,817 (UK) (5 November 1999)

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ESP 58,399,285 (Spain) (29 June 2001)
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The film was remade around twenty-nine years after the original The Out of Towners (1970) was made and released. This remake The Out-of-Towners (1999) starred Steve Martin and Goldie Hawn in the parts played by Jack Lemmon and Sandy Dennis. See more »

Goofs

The clock in the police station runs five minutes fast in close-ups. See more »

Quotes

Henry: The cops are around, we gotta lay low for a while... wow, I never thought I'd say THAT.
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THIS MOVIE IS SO BORING AND YOU WONT LAUGH ONCE!
6 April 1999 | by (Los Angeles, ca) – See all my reviews

Unfortunately, this movie is so bad. The original Out of Towners was manic and very funny, of course they used the script written by Neil Simon. For some reason Neil Simons script is not used in this film so it falls flat time and time again. Even the audience I was with never laughed. The direction is very slow and tedious and when there is a joke it is given away so the joke dies i.e. The couple having sex in the park. They announce it is a lighting ceremony for New York, well we all know the lights are going to come on and we will be able to see cute and mugging Goldie & Steve do a bit of slap stick. The whole movie winds up being like this...a joke is set up and given away. Why isn't Goldies hair ever even messed up in the movie. You will also notice every close up of Goldie (they use a very intense soft lens). I suggest you rent the original with Jack Lemmon and Sandy Dennis, that's if you want to laugh.


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