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Overnight Delivery (1998)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | Video 7 April 1998
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Wyatt writes an angry letter to his girlfriend, believing she's dating Ricker. Ricker's a dog. Helped by stripper Ivy, he tries to get the letter off a truck the next 24 hours.

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Jason Bloom
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Paul Rudd ... Wyatt Trips
Christine Taylor ... Kimberly Jasney
Reese Witherspoon ... Ivy Miller
Sarah Silverman ... Turran
Buffy Sedlachek Buffy Sedlachek ... Teacher
Richard Cody ... Raditch
Gary Wolf ... Snake
Carl Anthony Payne II ... Wheels
Tim McNiff Tim McNiff ... TV Anchor
Gale Plewacki Gale Plewacki ... Roving Reporter
Tamara Mello ... Marita
John Sylvain John Sylvain ... Deejay
William Byrd Wilkins William Byrd Wilkins ... Bouncer
John Beasley ... Baker
Larry Drake ... Hal Ipswich
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Storyline

A man suspects his girlfriend of being unfaithful. So he sends her a letter, but then finds out that he was wrong. He has twenty-four hours to stop the package, prevent a disaster, and fall in love. The only problem is the delivery man will not stop until the package has been delivered. Written by Billy Plessel

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They've got 24 hours to stop a package, prevent a disaster, and fall in love. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some crude sexual material | See all certifications »
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Trivia

The role of Ivy Miller was written for Joey Lauren Adams, Kevin Smith's girlfriend at the time. See more »

Goofs

The delivery man ignites the gasoline from his truck by throwing a lit cigarette into it. A cigarette does not burn hot enough to ignite liquid gasoline. See more »

Quotes

Kimberly: Cellulite packed cactuses I call thighs? I AM NOT FAT!... WYATT!
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Crazy Credits

On set puppy: Kaluha See more »

Alternate Versions

The TV version is significantly different from the home video/cable version. This version, though edited, contains several alternate/deleted scenes. Among them: More dialogue in the opening car scene, a scene in the beginning of Trips having flowers delivered to Kimberly, and an additional scene outside the jail of Trips and Ivy walking along the sidewalk reminiscing. See more »

Connections

References Jaws (1975) See more »

Soundtracks

Magnet and Steel
Written by Walter Egan
Performed by Walter Egan
Also Performed by Matthew Sweet
Produced by Ralph Sall
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Hypnotic.
16 January 2000 | by Jack-247See all my reviews

This film was one of those that you will watch because there is nothing better on the television and it just draws your attention. I saw this movie during a free Showtime weekend. I enjoyed this film very much. It was amusing, funny, and had a good storyline on how a boyfriend goes from Minnesota to St. Louis to get a hold of a revenge package that he sent her, with the help of a new friend. I suggest that if you have the chance watch this movie. It will end making you happy.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 April 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Overnight Delivery See more »

Filming Locations:

Golden Valley, Minnesota, USA See more »

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Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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