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After their friend dies, three men decide to fulfill their childhood promise by going on a camping expedition for the lost D.B. Cooper bounty, with calamitous results.

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Three friends, whose lives have been drifting apart, reunite for the funeral of a fourth childhood friend. When looking through their childhood belongings, they discover a trunk which contained details on a quest their friend was attempting. It revealed that he was hot on the trail of the $200,000 that went missing with airplane hijacker D.B. Cooper in 1971. They decide to continue his journey, but do not understand the dangers they will soon encounter. Written by Film_Fan

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The call of the wild, the thrill of adventure. The mistake of a lifetime. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for drug content, sexual material, language, crude humor and some violence | See all certifications »

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$19,000,000 (estimated)

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$13,528,946 (USA) (20 August 2004)

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£2,408,438 (UK) (21 January 2005)
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Seth green's character dr. Mott uses an asthma inhaler as a means to deter an antagonist in a possible homage to the character Richie from Stephen kings "it" which Seth was also in. See more »

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D.B. Cooper's partner could not have known him as DB before the flight. The hijacker called himself Dan Cooper, which was only changed to DB after his presumed death, from a reporter's bad handwriting. See more »

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Dan Mott: Where are we?
Jerry Conlaine: Corner of Bumfuck and You Got a Purty Mouth.
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References The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) See more »

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What a Wonderful World
by Bob Thiele & George David Weiss
Performed by Joey Ramone
Published by Range Road Music, Inc. / Quartet Music / Abilene Music c/o The Songwriters Guild of America (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Sanctuary Records Group
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A fun time
4 September 2004 | by (Calgary, Alberta) – See all my reviews

Without a Paddle was a good movie if you're looking for nothing more than a laugh. Going to see this movie will pretty much guarantee a night well spent and a good time out. Although, this movie is pretty cheesy. The plot is cheesy. The laughs are cheesy. But, luckily it has some genuinely funny moments too to bring the movie through to its end. The acting is mediocre at best, but great acting isn't necessarily needed for a movie of this kind.

Nobody expected it to be an Oscar winner. Also, this movie doesn't need to get its laughs from raunchy moments and attempts at teenager humour like some other "road trip" movies. Overall, this movie is pretty good for its kind and would be a good date film or a good movie to see with friends.


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