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Overnight Delivery (1998)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | Video 7 April 1998
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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... See full summary »

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Jason Bloom
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Cast

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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When it comes to true love, can they go the distance? See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Kevin Smith served as screenwriter on an early version of the script that was not used. See more »

Goofs

After Ivy crashes through the road block and Wyatt is hanging from the car, behind Wyatt in the close-ups, you can see the green-screen in the background. See more »

Quotes

Turran: Given you don't have the bribe money or shipping number, the only way we can cancel your package is by the computer.
[deletes the file]
Turran: Oops. How's that for a reality check?
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Crazy Credits

On set puppy: Kaluha See more »

Alternate Versions

In the TV version, when Kimberly is dictating the letter to Wyatt on the computer, her utterance of "...jerked off..." is changed to "...drooled...". However, the original words remain during a subsequent shot of the letter on the computer's monitor. See more »

Connections

References Lassie (1954) See more »

Soundtracks

Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours)
Written by Syreeta (as Syreeta Wright), Lee Garrett, Lula Mae Hardaway and Stevie Wonder
Performed by Stevie Wonder
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Enjoyable and Quirky Comedy
24 February 1999 | by YOTS77See all my reviews

This is one of those comedies, that while it is predictable, is still a joy to watch again and again. Ever since her debut in "The Man in the Moon" I have loved Reese Witherspoon. Her ability and charm come through just as bright as ever in this little known comedy. "Overnight Delivery" is basically a rehash of the typical "Keystone Cop" physical comedy style that was overdone in the late eighties and early nineties. But, it possesses in its actors quirks that are not seen in other movies of the same genre. I won't say that you should run out and rent this movie tonight, but if it comes on cable, or if you need a good laugh, pop a bag of popcorn and assume the couch potato posture.


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