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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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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 USA:

$8,224,215, 4 April 1999, Wide Release

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$28,535,768, 1 August 1999
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One of two comedies that actor Steve Martin starred in in 1999. The other was Bowfinger (1999). See more »

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

Quotes

Henry: This is how I suck.
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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Ben Affleck/Fiona Apple (2000) See more »

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Aquarius
Written by Galt MacDermot, Gerome Ragni and James Rado
Performed by Ronald Dyson and Company from "Hair"
Original Broadway Recording courtesy of BMG Classics/RCA Victor
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THIS MOVIE IS SO BORING AND YOU WONT LAUGH ONCE!
6 April 1999 | by 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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