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The Daytrippers (1996)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 5 March 1997 (USA)
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When a happily married woman discovers a love letter written by her husband to an unknown party, she enlists her dysfunctional family to discover the truth.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Louis D'Amico
... Eliza Malone D'Amico
Pat McNamara ... Jim Malone
... Rita Malone
... Jo Malone
... Carl Petrovic
Stephanie Venditto ... Cassandra
... Eddie Masler
... Aaron
... Chap
Jill Rowe ... Monica Young
Andy Brown ... Ronnie
... Leon
... Amy Corinne Fairbright-Lebow
Peter Askin ... Nick Woodman
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Storyline

Eliza D'Amico thinks her marriage to Louis is going great, until she finds a mysterious love note to her husband. Concerned, she goes to her mother for advice. Eliza, her parents, her sister Jo and Jo's boyfriend all pile into a station wagon, to go to the city to confront Louis with the letter. On the way, the five explore their relations with each other, and meet many interesting people. Written by Mike Myers <mmyers@ucsd.edu>

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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En route vers Manhattan  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$44,928, 9 March 1997, Limited Release

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$2,084,559, 24 August 1997
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Andrew Marvell is mentioned as a contemporary of Shakespeare, but he wasn't born until five years after the Bard of Avon died. See more »

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Amy Corinne Fairbright-Lebow: I find it odd to be experiencing such feelings of joy in association with a book that is principally a devastating account of spiritual asphyxiation.
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References Matlock (1986) See more »

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Manzanillo
Written by Ramon Cabrera
Performed by Benny Moré
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Courtesy of RCA Records, a label of BMG Music
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One of the best films of the year
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Underrated and underseen. Daytrippers is like a younger Woody Allen, mixing comedy with angst. Fresh and funny, real and absurd, empathetic. Terrific first movie as writer/ director.


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