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Just Visiting (2001)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi | 6 April 2001 (USA)
A French count is in England to marry the princess. She's killed. A wizard helps him to time travel back before the murder - except they end up in Chicago, April 2000. A descendant helps him. He looks for the wizard to return to the 1100s.

Director:

Jean-Marie Poiré (as Jean-Marie Gaubert)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean Reno ... Thibault
Christina Applegate ... Rosalind / Julia
Christian Clavier ... Andre
Matt Ross ... Hunter (as Matthew Ross)
Tara Reid ... Angelique
Bridgette Wilson-Sampras ... Amber
John Aylward ... Byron
George Plimpton ... Dr. Brady
Malcolm McDowell ... Wizard
Martin Aistrope Martin Aistrope ... Barfly #3
Naomi Armstrong Naomi Armstrong ... Bystander #2
Eric Aviles Eric Aviles ... Purse Snatcher
Sarah Badel ... Queen
Bill Bailey Bill Bailey ... Thibault's Father
Tab Baker Tab Baker ... Cabbie
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Storyline

A knight and his valet are plagued by a witch, and to repair the damage, they make use of the services of a wizard. Something goes wrong and they're transported from the 12th century to the year 2000, where they meets some of the knight's family, and slowly learns what the future's like. In order to return to the 12th century and deal with the witch, they begin to look for a wizard. Written by Maarten Hofman <maarten_hofman@hotmail.com>

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Taglines:

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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Trivia

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 interior scene as there are no low walls or views of fields. See more »

Goofs

Julia takes off her ring to show her family's coat of arms, but in the previous shot she was not wearing it. See more »

Quotes

Narrator: You could tell from the petulant arch on his furrowed brow that he was not in route to a good deed.
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Alternate Versions

The UK distributor (Momentum Pictures) chose to cut several scenes (pouring bleach into bathwater, eating toxic disinfectant toilet cakes) and reduce sound of violent blows to achieve a "PG" rating. See more »

Connections

Features Family Feud (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

Smile
Written by Gary Louris
Performed by The Jayhawks
Courtesy of American
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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User Reviews

 
Underrated
17 October 2005 | by the_extremistSee all my reviews

This movie doesn't get enough credit. I found it in a DVD bargain bin after never even hearing about it on cinema, which is a great pity. Jean Reno is in a different role for a change, and he excels - his comic timing is perfect, and together with Applegate and the dumb slave, you are left wishing you could see more of them. You also develop a real hate for Applegate's boyfriend. I laughed solidly the entire way through at the way the characters battled to fit in with modern living standards. Everything from the concept to the jokes, even the graphics, is done really well, and I would highly recommend this to fans of sci-fi comedies or even romantics. 8/10


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Country:

France | USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

6 April 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,272,489, 8 April 2001

Gross USA:

$4,781,539

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$16,176,732
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Technical Specs

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Color:

Color (Astrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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