Out to Sea


Out to Sea

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Movie Info

A pair of grumpy old men hit the high seas in this comedy. Small-time con man Charlie (Walter Matthau) fast-talks his considerably more straight-laced friend Herb (Jack Lemmon) into joining him for a luxury cruise on an ocean liner headed to the Bahamas. Charlie tells Herb that the trip is free and will be a good way to meet rich widows; both parts are true enough, but Herb doesn't know that Charlie has signed them on as dance hosts (hence the free tickets), and Herb isn't sure if he's ready for romance after the recent death of his wife. As the men struggle with the fact that Herb isn't much of a hoofer (and Charlie can't dance at all) under the strict tutelage of cruise director Godwyn (Brent Spiner), Charlie starts sweet-talking beautiful heiress Liz (Dyan Cannon), while Herb finds a soul mate in Vivian (Gloria DeHaven), who lost her husband not long ago. Out to Sea also stars Elaine Stritch, Hal Linden, Rue McClanahan, and Donald O'Connor, who pulled his dancing shoes out of mothballs for his role. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

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Rue McClanahan
as Mrs. Carruthers
Allan Rich
as Sebastian
Goh Misawa
as Tanaka
Kim Blank
as Dance Instructor
Carol Barbee
as Flight Attendant
Dale Raoul
as Sylvia
Lomax Study
as Shapiro
Shaun Toub
as Bettor in Front
Bert Rosario
as Cab Driver
Paul Kievit
as Ship Captain
Henk Ijdens
as Ship Officer
P.D. Mani
as Floor Person
Trevor Denman
as Track Announcer
Bubba Dean Ramob
as Dance Host
Allen Walls
as Dance Host
Laura Canellias
as Ballroom Dancer
Cindera Che
as Ballroom Dancer
Leslie Cook
as Ballroom Dancer
Andre Fortin
as Ballroom Dancer
Dotti Karlstein
as Ballroom Dancer
Albert Torres
as Ballroom Dancer
Diane Mizota
as Showgirl
Bubba Carr
as Showguy
Ronnie Willis
as Showguys
Ungela Brockman
as Mexican Dancer
John R. Corella
as Mexican Dancer
Jaoquin Escamilla
as Mexican Dancer
Eddie Garcia
as Mexican Dancer
Sal Lopez
as Mexican Dancer
U. Lucero
as Mexican Dancer
as Mexican Dancer
Darrel W. Wright
as Mexican Dancer
Thomas DeLuca
as Piano Player
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Critic Reviews for Out to Sea

All Critics (22) | Top Critics (5)

Audience Reviews for Out to Sea

  • Nov 06, 2009
    I love watching Jack Lemon and Walter Matthau work together. And again, they are surrounded by a first rate cast. It was awesome seeing Hal Linden in this. I wasn't too sure whatever happened to him. Brent Spiner was also hilarious. He had such great chemistry with Matthau that I couldn't wait to see what happened between the two in the next scene. Predictable, but it is always magic when Lemmon and Matthau get together.
    Ken D Super Reviewer
  • Oct 18, 2009
    Its like Grumpy Old Men on a cruise ship
    Brody M Super Reviewer
  • Apr 25, 2008
    The last Matthau/Lemmon movie and really great for anyone that likes either.
    Sunil J Super Reviewer
  • May 29, 2007
    cute... in an old wrinkly nasty kind of way
    Rachel a Super Reviewer

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