The Out-of-Towners (1999)



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In this film, Henry is an advertising man from Ohio. His wife Nancy feels the spark has gone out of their lives together. After 24 years of marriage, they decide to relocate to New York City. From that point on, anything that can go wrong does go wrong.

Rating: PG-13 (for some sex and drug-related humor)
Genre: Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Marc Lawrence (II), Neil Simon
In Theaters:
On DVD: Sep 21, 1999
Paramount Pictures


as Mr. Mersault

as Stewardess

as Passenger

as Passenger

as Airline Representati...

as Lost Baggage Clerk

as Boston Cab Driver

as Sweeper Woman

as Woman in Bathroom

as Janitor on Train

as Rental Car Clerk

as Andrew Lloyd Webber

as Michelle

as Desk Clerk

as Shoplifter

as Shoplifter

as Paranoid Man

as Paranoid Woman

as Dominatrix

as Supermodel

as Deli Guy

as Well Dressed Woman

as Dr. Faber

as Edward

as Edward's Friend

as Sexaholic

as Mr. Wellstone

as Mrs. Wellstone

as Greg's Friend

as Room Service Waiter

as Hotel Security Man

as Getaway Driver

as Band Leader

as Florence Needleman

as Arresting Cop

as Arresting Cop

as Prisoner No. 1

as Sergeant Jordan

as Howard the Bellman

as Central Park Woman

as Receptionist

as Lisa Tobin

as Barry the Bellman

as Cab Driver

as Susan Clark

as Korean Grocer
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Critic Reviews for The Out-of-Towners

All Critics (62) | Top Critics (14)

Full Review… | September 7, 2011
Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic

Full Review… | March 22, 2002
Globe and Mail
Top Critic

Sex talk and slapstick violence in screwball comedy remake.

Full Review… | January 28, 2015
Common Sense Media

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.

Full Review… | July 14, 2012
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

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

Full Review… | October 11, 2009

Awful remake of the hilarious Neil Simon original

June 19, 2003
Lawrence Journal-World

Audience Reviews for The Out-of-Towners


One of Steve Martins better films, which doesn't say much.

Dean King

Super Reviewer

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,

Candy Rose

Super Reviewer

Fairly fun, but nothing special.

Mike S

Super Reviewer

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