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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Henry Clark
Nancy Clark
Mr. Mersault
Alan Clark
Steve Mittleman ...
Randall Arney ...
Airline Representative
William Duell ...
Lost Baggage Clerk
J.P. Bumstead ...
Boston Cab Driver
Sweeper Woman
Woman in Bathroom
Janitor on Train
Rental Car Clerk


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.



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some sex and drug-related humor | See all certifications »




Release Date:

2 April 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Perdidos En Nueva York  »

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Box Office


$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


ESP 58,399,285 (Spain) (29 June 2001)

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Did You Know?


Alan Clark, Henry and Nancy's son, is played by Goldie Hawn's real son, Oliver Hudson. See more »


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


Henry: This is how I suck.
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Remake of The Out of Towners (1970) See more »


Written by Amy Ziff and Alyson Palmer
Performed by BETTY
Courtesy of The Man From B.E.T.T.Y. Records
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An inconsistent comedy with okay jokes
10 October 1999 | by (Sacramento) – See all my reviews

I have always enjoyed Steve Martin and Goldie Hawn; however, I'm not to sure they work to well as a comedy duo. In one of Martin's previous roles he had played a dramatic role in "The Spanish Prisoner", which seemed to fit him better than play a comedic part. The jokes in this movie seemed to be old and unoriginal. I can't deny that this film was all bad; I did enjoyed bits and pieces of it; however, it seemed like it had been done before under the guise of a different movie title. It just did not have originality for me to keep my attention. It is a light hearted film that is worth seeeing at home for rent. I am just happy I didn't spend money to see at the theatres.

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