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In & Out (1997)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 19 September 1997 (USA)
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A midwestern teacher questions his sexuality after a former student makes a comment about him at the Academy Awards.

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 7 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Howard Brackett
... Emily Montgomery
... Peter Malloy
... Cameron Drake
... Berniece Brackett
... Frank Brackett
... Tom Halliwell
... Walter Brackett
... Sonya
... Jack
... Mike
... Vicky
... Meredith
Lewis J. Stadlen ... Ed Kenrow
... Ava Blazer
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All of Greenleaf, Indiana is watching this year's telecast of the Oscars as Hollywood heartthrob and local boy made good Cameron Drake has been nominated for his first ever Best Actor Oscar for his latest movie role as a gay soldier. Cameron's high school English teacher Howard Brackett is overjoyed when Cameron wins the award and mentions Howard's contribution in his acting life. That joy turns to horror when Cameron mentions to the worldwide audience that Howard is gay, especially horrific to Howard as he is engaged to fellow teacher Emily Montgomery, a woman with self-esteem issues as she had battled weight issues most of her life before she lost seventy-five pounds for the wedding. Howard's life is totally disrupted as Hollywood media descends on Greenleaf in order to get Howard's story. The rest of Greenleaf also openly wonders if Howard is indeed gay, as he exhibits many stereotypical gay tendencies, such as being neat, and loving music, dancing, poetry and Barbra Streisand. His... Written by Huggo

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An out-and-out comedy.

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content and some strong language | See all certifications »

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19 September 1997 (USA)  »

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¿Es o no es?  »

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Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$15,019,821, 21 September 1997, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$63,856,929

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$83,256,929
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Joseph Maher as Father Tim, one of the town's priests from whom Howard seeks help also plays a priest in Sister Act (1992), as Monsignor O'Hara. Whoopi Goldberg, also in Sister Act, makes an appearance at the awards show, next to Tom Selleck. See more »

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The outdoor scene where Howard crashes his bicycle. See more »

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Howard's dad: [referring to a hometown actor, who has just outed his son on national television] He used to mow our lawn. Never again.
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Crazy Credits

During the end credits, the cast is dancing to "Macho Man" and goofing off at Berniece and Frank's wedding reception. See more »

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References Primetime (1989) See more »

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The Name Game
by Lincoln Chase and Shirley Ellis
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Funny and enjoyable
9 January 2004 | by See all my reviews

I have always thought Kevin Kline is a great actor. We all have seen him in great and memorable performances. In this film, again, he is good. My family and I really had a great time watching him as a professor who sees on television one of his former students saying he (the professor) is gay. It's fun from the beginning to the end. I recommend this innocent comedy. Have fun

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