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Out to Sea (1997)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 2 July 1997 (USA)
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A failed gambler, intent on meeting a rich widow, tricks his widowed brother-in-law into boarding a cruise ship as dance hosts.

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Martha Coolidge

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jack Lemmon ... Herb Sullivan
Walter Matthau ... Charlie Gordon
Dyan Cannon ... Liz LaBreche
Gloria DeHaven ... Vivian (as Gloria De Haven)
Brent Spiner ... Gil Godwyn
Elaine Stritch ... Mavis LaBreche
Hal Linden ... Mac Valor
Donald O'Connor ... Jonathan Devereaux
Edward Mulhare ... Cullen Carswell
Rue McClanahan ... Mrs. Ellen Carruthers
Alexandra Powers ... Shelly
Sean O'Bryan ... Allan
Esther Scott ... Maria
Allan Rich ... Sebastian
Estelle Harris ... Bridget
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Storyline

Care-free Charlie cons his widower brother-in-law Herb into an expenses-paid luxury cruise in search of rich, lonely ladies. The catch is that they are required to be dance hosts! With a tyrannical cruise director, and the luscious Liz and lovely Vivian, our heroes have lots of mis-adventures before they finally return to port. Written by Derek Picken <dpicken@email.msn.com>

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

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Release Date:

2 July 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bailando sobre el mar See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$33,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,887,675, 6 July 1997

Gross USA:

$29,022,252

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$30,716,901
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

James Bond movie like theme music is played during the casino sequences on the boat where Lemmon and Matthau wear tuxedos. See more »

Goofs

After Herb and Charlie have boarded the 767 for Miami and tried to get into Business Class, they are sent to seats 37H and J. They go aft and sit down in the center row of seats. But seats H and J are always the aisle and window seats in the right hand row of the plane. See more »

Quotes

[Mac has replaced Gil as the Cruise Director]
Gil Godwyn: What's she talking about?
Mac Valor: She's talking about "Button that button, you little prick!"
[leaves]
Jonathan Devereaux: Prick.
[leaves]
Jonathan Devereaux: [Gil stands there, still in shock]
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Crazy Credits

During the first part of the credits, the cast (singly and in pairs) dances; during the latter part, we see outtakes. See more »


Soundtracks

Sea Cruise
(1959)
Written by Huey P. Smith
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Just a fun romantic comedy that I think anyone can get a little kick out of
1 January 2006 | by Smells_Like_CheeseSee all my reviews

While this movie is not the most entertaining in the world, I think it is better than most over all. I mean it had it's little laughs and just all around a good feeling. It's not too often we get to see two old geezers just having fun with their age and honestly having a good time with the jokes. Walter and Jack had such a great chemistry together as friends/brother in-laws. Just watching them romancing these women was fun and you rooted for them all the way because wither we have to admit it or not, for their age, they still had game! :D I loved just the whole plot of being able to move on and having fun no matter how old you are. I'd recommend this movie for a nice laugh if you want one.

7/10


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