The Out-of-Towners
The Out-of-Towners (1970)

Ohio businessman Jack Lemmon is offered a golden job opportunity; all he has to do is relocate himself and wife Sandy Dennis to New York City. What follows has led some critics to complain that playwright Neil Simon has written a "hate… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: November 25, 2003
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Critic Score: 50% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Molly Haskell
Village Voice

Because Simon is dealing with a place -- and a commonplace -- rather than people, it is only too easy to see the jokes coming long before they arrive.

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Ryan Cracknell
Apollo Guide

Even with the normally loveable Jack Lemmon as its star and a script from Neil Simon, it's a dreary bore.

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Beth Accomando
KPBS.org

A grumpy, occasionally funny Neil Simon film.

Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Exasperating--should be called 'Down-n-Outers.'

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Flixster Audience Score: 69% Flixster User Reviews
Ken Stachnik
Sort of like After Hours, but less spooky.
Sunil Jawahir
I actuallly like the remake of this one better but it has moments.
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Leigh Ryan
Fantastic!