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Outside Providence (1999)

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After one too many run ins with the law, a punk teenager from a working class background is sent to prep school by his frustrated dad, and learns a thing or two.

Director:

Michael Corrente

Writers:

Peter Farrelly (screenplay), Michael Corrente (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shawn Hatosy ... Tim Dunphy
Tommy Bone Tommy Bone ... Jackie Dunphy
Samantha Lavigne Samantha Lavigne ... 'Clops'
Jonathan Brandis ... Mousy
Adam LaVorgna ... Tommy the Wire (as Adam Lavorgna)
Jesse Leach ... Decenz
Jon Abrahams ... Drugs Delaney
Alec Baldwin ... Old Man Dunphy
Richard Jenkins ... Barney
Mike Cerrone ... Caveech
George Wendt ... Joey
Robert Turano ... Fran
Kristen Shorten Kristen Shorten ... Bunny Cote
Timothy Crowe Timothy Crowe ... Mr. Funderburk (as Tim Crowe)
Gabriel Mann ... Jack Wheeler
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Storyline

A boy from Pawtucket, Rhode Island, caught up in the drug scene of the mid-70s, gets in trouble one too many times with the law. To stave off a jail term, his father arranges for him to be placed into a prep school in Cornwall, Connecticut. The terms: Graduate, or else. Written by Matt Cotnoir <theman@ids.net>

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There once was a boy from Pawtucket... See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive teen drug use and strong language including sexual references | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 September 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Anexigiti pronoia See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$7,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,370,662, 5 September 1999, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$7,292,175, 10 October 1999
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Miramax,Eagle Beach See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The President's office at Brown University is actually the old office for the Dean of Admissions at the University of Rhode Island in Green Hall. See more »

Goofs

Another incorrect use of teen jargon: any phrase using "suck", such as "this sucks" or "this sucks the big one" was not used in the 70s. This became popular much later. See more »

Quotes

Old Man Dunphy: What are you two knuckleheads up to?
Tim: Going out.
Old Man Dunphy: What you gonna do?
Tim: Hang around.
Old Man Dunphy: When you gonna come back?
Tim: Later.
Old Man Dunphy: Now, was that so hard?
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Alternate Versions

The version shown on Comedy Central has most of the profanities and sexual references dubbed over with less offensive words/phrases. See more »

Connections

References Happy Days (1974) See more »

Soundtracks

Run, Run, Run
Written by Domenic Troiano, Roy Kenner
Performed by Jo Jo Gunne
Courtesy of Elektra Entertainment Group
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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one of my favorites
16 February 2004 | by brado8See all my reviews

am i the only one who thinks that this movie is great? there's just something about it that really gets to me. that scene with alec baldwin teaching his son how to tie a tie? all the great one-liners? the fantastic soundtrack? amy smart? i'm probably gonna get alot of s*** for this, but please, if anyone else out there loves this movie, please tell me so i don't feel like i'm taking crazy pills!


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