The Out-of-Towners
The Out-of-Towners (1999)

When Frank Sinatra sang "If I can make it there, I'll make it anywhere, it's up to you, New York!" he probably didn't have the same odds in mind that line up against Henry and Nancy Clark in The Out-Of-Towners. Henry… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: April 2, 1999
DVD Release Date: September 21, 1999
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Critic Score: 27% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Solid source material and a cast of talented comedians aren't enough to make The Out-of-Towners worth hosting on a screen of any size.

Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

The Out-of-Towners jogs doggedly on the treadmill of comedy, working up a sweat but not getting much of anywhere.

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Michael Dequina

Too much of the time the glow of the pair is dimmed by the labored slapstick and painful groaners.

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Ross Anthony
Hollywood Report Card

toggles between the tedious and the hilarious

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Brian Costello
Common Sense Media

Sex talk and slapstick violence in screwball comedy remake.

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Jon Niccum
Lawrence Journal-World

Awful remake of the hilarious Neil Simon original

Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

The Kellermans are played without much chemistry by Steve Martin and Goldie Hawn.

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Betty Jo Tucker
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

John Cleese upstages everyone as an arrogant New York hotel manager. His zany dancing in women's clothes brings back memories of those Monty Python silly walks sketches.

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Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

Faltou um diretor que, ao contrário de seus personagens, não estivesse completamente perdido.

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Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

The whole thing feels so staged that I expected to see cue cards somewhere in the background.

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Flixster Audience Score: 32% Flixster User Reviews
Dean King
One of Steve Martins better films, which doesn't say much.
Dean McKenna
Steve Martin and Goldie Hawn reunites since "HouseSitter" in this remake comedy film is a bit of laughs.
Candy Rose
My two favourite comic actors team up again. Their son has just left home, so they head to New York for a break, but get into all sorts of trouble,
Leigh Ryan
It was funny, but the original is better.
Mike S
Fairly fun, but nothing special.
Jesse Ortega
Oh my goodness, I have finally been allowed by the movie gods to finish watching this movie. To give you a bit of perspective on how impossible it has been for… More