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

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Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 April 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dragoste la pachet 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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Trivia

An early version of the script written by Kevin Smith featured a cameo appearance by him and Jason Mewes reprising their characters Jay and Silent Bob. See more »

Goofs

Trips doesn't tell Ivy that he and Kimberly are celibate until they're halfway to Des Moines, yet she seems to know this when she's helping him compose his Dear Jane letter. See more »

Quotes

Ivy: You're friend doesn't look so good!
Wyatt: No? Well how the hell am I supposed to look? My girlfriend is cheating on me with a guy named "The Ricker".
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On set puppy: Kaluha See more »

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References Siskel & Ebert (1986) See more »

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Magnet and Steel
Written by Walter Egan
Performed by Walter Egan
Also Performed by Matthew Sweet
Produced by Ralph Sall
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Surprisingly Good Movie
23 August 2007 | by nehamptonSee all my reviews

I like watching a movie without expectations, but this love-comedy was well worth the time. I watched this movie only because it had Reese Witherspoon in in, who I am becoming more and more impressed with, particularly in comedies. She steals the scenes in this movie, and is the catalyst for all that happens. It is a surprisingly funny and good movie. Reminds me of Blood Simple (for all the weird things that keep happening) and Planes, Trains, and Automobiles (for all the weird things that keep happening). Not a well orchestrated movie, because things are somewhat disjointed (she takes him to the airport, but drops him off at the downtown convention center (reality mistake) and no reason for the cops to be there as they attempt to leave the restaurant after not paying (movie mistake)), but the acting is good and when the writing is right, it is very good.


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