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The Out-of-Towners (1999)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 2 April 1999 (USA)
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
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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.

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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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$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$28,535,768 (USA) (30 July 1999)
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Trivia

The story-line of "The Out of Towners" is not dis-similar to the play and movie of The Prisoner of Second Avenue (1975). See more »

Goofs

When the main characters are driving out of Boston to supposedly head for New York City, they are seen passing over the Longfellow Bridge over the Charles River. This leads to Kendall Square in Cambridge and would be not be an acceptable route. In reality they would have taken I90 (Mass Turnpike) to get to New York and would not have crossed the Charles River until the I95 interchange in Newton. 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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Referenced in Just Visiting (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Limboland
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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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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