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The Out-of-Towners (1999)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 2 April 1999 (USA)
The remake of the 1970 Neil Simon comedy follows the adventures of married couple Henry and Nancy Clark as they are vexed by misfortune while in New York City for a job interview.

Director:

Sam Weisman

Writers:

Neil Simon (based upon the screenplay by), Marc Lawrence (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Steve Martin ... Henry Clark
Goldie Hawn ... Nancy Clark
John Cleese ... Mr. Mersault
Mark McKinney ... Greg
Oliver Hudson ... Alan Clark
Valerie Perri ... Stewardess
Steve Mittleman Steve Mittleman ... Passenger
Randall Arney Randall Arney ... Passenger
Carlease Burke ... Airline Representative
William Duell William Duell ... Lost Baggage Clerk
J.P. Bumstead J.P. Bumstead ... Boston Cab Driver
Peggy Mannix ... Sweeper Woman
Anne Haney ... Woman in Bathroom
Charlie Dell ... Janitor on Train
Jordan Baker ... Rental Car Clerk
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Storyline

The remake of the 1970 Neil Simon comedy follows the adventures of married couple Henry and Nancy Clark as they are vexed by misfortune while in New York City for a job interview.

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Taglines:

They fell in love 24 years ago... and in the next 24 hours, they'll remember why.

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some sex and drug-related humor | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Writer Neil Simon originally intended "The Out of Towners" to be a segment of the play of Plaza Suite (1971). It was entitled "Visitor from Toledo" and was intended to open the play on Broadway but was cut during the rehearsal period. Simon once described the one-act to the 'Newark Evening News' as being "...about a man who came to New York from out of town and lost his luggage. He got there in the middle of a transit strike. It was snowing. So after he had checked into the Plaza [Hotel] he had this monologue. We put 'Plaza Suite' into rehearsal, and after about the fifth day [the director] 'Mike Nichols' said 'We just have too much show here. If we include that monologue, the curtain will be coming down at midnight'". See more »

Goofs

When Henry is singing in the shower and 'butt-flossing', it's apparent that he's wearing dark-colored boxer shorts. See more »

Quotes

Henry Clark: You're throwing us out?
Mr. Mersault: Good heavens, no. Security will do that.
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Connections

Referenced in Game k n b?: Episode dated 5 October 2006 (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Isn't It Romantic
Written by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart (1932)
Performed by Josie Aiello and Mervyn Warren
Produced and arranged by Mervyn Warren
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User Reviews

Good Fun Movie!
7 December 2001 | by famousgir1See all my reviews

The Out Of Towners a good clean fun comedy starring one of my favourite comedy actress' Goldie Hawn and Steve Martin.The Out Of Towners is a movie about a married couple played by Hawn and Martin and there adventures in New York. You shouldn't expect to much of this movie, just the fact that's it's a good fun movie with good performances


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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 April 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Out-of-Towners See more »

Filming Locations:

Arlington, Massachusetts, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,224,215, 4 April 1999

Gross USA:

$28,544,120

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$28,544,120
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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