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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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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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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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Runtime:

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

After the two get arrested they are supposed to be in Iowa, however when they leave the jail there is clearly a sign behind them that says Hastings, MN. 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 Jaws (1975) 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, Cute and Underrated
24 November 2002 | by JayJay_ScotlandSee all my reviews

I really liked this film. Its really fun and amusing and definatly better than alot of similar teen comedies like 'Loser' and 'She's all That' which are better known and got released at cinemas. Rudd and Witherspoon are both very likeable, while the film has a good sountrack and is short so as not to become tiresome. Jokes mostly hit the mark and there are a few which are very 'Kevin Smith-esq', obviously remaining from his much edited original script. If you want to watch a largely harmless, light hearted, and above all a cute and funny teen romance then you could do alot worse than give this one a rent if you can find it.

Rating: 6.5/10


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