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The Out-of-Towners
Jack Lemmon and Sandy Dennis




Overview -
Up for a prestigious promotion, middle-class businessman George Kellerman (Jack Lemmon) travels from Ohio to New York City with his wife Gwen (Sandy Dennis), hoping to enjoy a bit of fun and relaxation in the Big Apple before the job interview. But the Midwestern couple's dream vacation turns into an urban nightmare as they experience a seemingly endless series of travel mishaps: diverted flights, lost luggage, missed trains, cancelled hotel reservations, muggers in Central Park, unfriendly locals, and even a police chase or two. This hilarious, fish-out-of-water comedy was penned by playwright Neil Simon specifically for the big screen and boasts a comically frenetic pace, hilarious performances from the harried leads, and a glimpse into the gritty urban reality of 1970s New York.

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Overview

Up for a prestigious promotion, middle-class businessman George Kellerman (Jack Lemmon) travels from Ohio to New York City with his wife Gwen (Sandy Dennis), hoping to enjoy a bit of fun and relaxation in the Big Apple before the job interview. But the Midwestern couple's dream vacation turns into an urban nightmare as they experience a seemingly endless series of travel mishaps: diverted flights, lost luggage, missed trains, cancelled hotel reservations, muggers in Central Park, unfriendly locals, and even a police chase or two. This hilarious, fish-out-of-water comedy was penned by playwright Neil Simon specifically for the big screen and boasts a comically frenetic pace, hilarious performances from the harried leads, and a glimpse into the gritty urban reality of 1970s New York.

Main Cast & Crew

Arthur Hiller - Director
Jack Lemmon
Sandy Dennis
Sandy Baron
Anne Meara
Ann Prentiss
Graham Jarvis
Ron Carey
Phil Bruns
Carlos Montalban
Billy Dee Williams

 

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DVD Format
  • Format: DVD
  • Run Time: 97
  • Color Format: Color
  • UPC: 032429283498
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Rating: G (MPAA)
  • Release Date: November 2003

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Movies > Comedies

Related Keywords:
Adventure
Classic
On-The-Road
Mishaps
Recommended
Theatrical Release
New York City
Couples
Urban Life

 

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Synopsis:
A neurotic Ohio businessman takes his wife on a flight with him to the Big Apple, where he has a job interview with a New York firm. With the company paying for their accommodations, the couple hopes to make the trip a small vacation and head to the airport with great expectations. But nearly everything that could go wrong does in this comedy of errors by playwright Neil Simon.

 

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