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Just Visiting (2001)

 -  Comedy | Fantasy | Sci-Fi  -  6 April 2001 (USA)
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A knight and his valet are plagued by a witch, and to repair the damage they make use of the services of a wizard. However, something goes wrong and they are transported from the 12th ... See full summary »

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A knight and his valet are plagued by a witch, and to repair the damage they make use of the services of a wizard. However, something goes wrong and they are transported from the 12th century to the year 2000. There the knight meets some of his family and slowly learns what this new century is like. However, he still needs to get back to the 12th century to deal with the witch, so he starts looking for a wizard. Written by Maarten Hofman <maarten_hofman@hotmail.com>

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They Came. They Saw. They Wanna Go Back. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Fantasy | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence and crude humor | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

6 April 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dos colgados en Chicago  »

Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£121,414 (UK) (8 February 2002)

Gross:

£661,735 (UK) (1 March 2002)
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2.35 : 1
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The ruined castle at the end of the film is Corfe castle in Dorset, England. The castle at Corfe was mixed with other footage for the internal scene at type end of the film as there are no low walls or views at that angle of fields. See more »

Goofs

Julia's shoes change between shots when she first meets Thibault. See more »

Quotes

Hunter: Do you realize the bath you just took cost over two thousand dollars? That's American dollars!
Count Thibault: Is that a lot?
Hunter: Yes, yes it is.
Count Thibault: Then I will repay you with one of my swans.
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References The Out-of-Towners (1999) See more »

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I Got You Babe
Written by Sonny Bono
Performed by Sonny & Cher (as Sonny and Cher)
Courtesy of Elektra Entertainment Group
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Absolute fun
17 November 2002 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

One of the funniest of the offbeat, little advertised movies I enjoy the most. Underrated and under appreciated by American audiences, slowly making its way to cult status, this tale of a French nobleman and time travel, at the hands of a slightly daffy sorcerer, played by Malcolm McDowell takes place mostly in Chicago. A twist on the "I am my own Grandfather" theme brings the nobleman face to face with distant Granddaughter, who he saves from a decision she would have lived to regret. This is a remake of the French film, "Les Visiteurs". Jean Reno shows his talent for comedy and wit. Thankfully he and Christian Clavier teamed up for the remake. Clavier was allowed to develop a little in the American version. The rest of the cast are enjoyable, and bring together a tight, clean story. Worth the video rental. Good clean fun.


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