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

An Ohio couple takes a trip to New York City, only to encounter every possible negative aspect of the Big Apple, from lost luggage to repeated muggings. Things soon go from bad to worse to ridiculously awful in this comedy of frustration… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: November 25, 2003
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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: 70% Flixster User Reviews
Ken Stachnik
Sort of like After Hours, but less spooky.
Leigh Ryan
Fantastic!
Anthony Lawrie
I love Jack Lemmon, I also like Hiller as a director and Sandy Dennis is also a brilliant actress. I also liked the inventive story line, a true original of a… More
Sunil Jawahir
I actuallly like the remake of this one better but it has moments.
Arash Xak
George Kellerman: Yes, what seems to be the problem now? Airline Stewardess: Well, I imagine that we've run into some bad weather. George Kellerman:… More