6.3/10
35,061
145 user 76 critic

In & Out (1997)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 19 September 1997 (USA)
Trailer
0:31 | Trailer

Watch Now

With Prime Video

WATCH NOW
ON DISC
A midwestern teacher questions his sexuality after a former student makes a comment about him at the Academy Awards.

Director:

Writer:

Reviews
Popularity
3,870 ( 114)
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 7 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

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
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

An out-and-out comedy.

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

19 September 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

¿Es o no es?  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Edit

Box Office

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
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

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 »

Goofs

Howard's fly mysteriously unfastens and then refastens itself during the "Exploring your Masculinity" dance scene. See more »

Quotes

Howard Brackett: Tom, do I look like a homosexual?
Tom Halliwell: Would you walk for me?
See more »

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 »

Connections

Referenced in All Over the Guy (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

With One Look
Written by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Don Black, Christopher Hampton
With contributions by Amy Powers
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Decent, but could have been better
25 August 1999 | by See all my reviews

I enjoyed this film quite a bit. Kevin Kline is one of my favourite actors, and after seeing this, I'm still firm in the belief that he can pull off any role he has a mind to. Joan Cusack's performance, while too over-the-top for some, really worked well for the part in my opinion... she and Kline both kept me laughing throughout. The supporting cast turned in nice performances as well, and Tom Selleck needs to keep that face clean-shaven more often. ^_-

This film was still quite amusing in some parts, but it seemed to indulge in a few too many stereotypes.

Overall, I think the actors did the best they could with what they were given, and while it wasn't *quite* what I had hoped for, it was still good entertainment for an afternoon... if you're not too sensitive about the Heterosexual vs. Homosexual issue, then you'll probably get quite a few good laughs out of this one.


18 of 23 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 145 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed