Overboard Movie Trivia

Overboard Trivia

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While Goldie gets a pedicure...

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Film facts for the 1987 Romantic Comedy movie starring Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Katherine Helmond More Cast

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"Overboard" was directed by Garry Marshall, who can always be relied upon to provide lively, funny and above all, warm hearted romatic comedies. He would go on to make "Pretty Woman" at the end of the decade.
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Kurt and Goldie were, of course, a couple in real life since 1982.
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Katherine Helmond (Joanna's Mom) played Mona in "Who's the Boss".
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The youngest proffit boy was the next door neighbor in "Home Alone" that was mistakenly counted as Kevin Mcallister (Macualay Culkin) to be left behind.
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The premier of Overboard raised $450,000 for the Cedars Sinai Womans Guild.
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I believe there were two endings for the movie. One, the limo at the end, stops, and Annie gets out and stays..Two, Joanna leaves on the boat and Kurt Russell comes after her in a Coast Guard ship. Does anyone know if this is true?
Director Garry Marshall appears in a cameo as a drummer.
Hector Elizondo, who has been in all of Garry Marshall's films, appears unbilled as the captain of a garbage boat.
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Joanna's Husband (Edward Herrmann) also played Max, the head Vampire in "The Lost Boys".
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Jared Rushton, who played Charlie, one of Kurt's kids also appeared in the movie "Big" as as Billy (Tom Hanks' best friend), and the younger Thompson brother in Disney's "Honey, I Shrunk The Kids".
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Edward Herrmann plays Richard Gilmore on the show "Gilmore Girls".
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A Bollywood film running on similar themes and plot was made in 1992 with Salman Khan named Ek Ladka Ek Ladki.
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Roger Ebert thought that while the plot was predictable the movie was "special" due to its "genuine charm, wit and warm energy."

The film would gross $27 million.
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The late Ray Combs who played the cop at the hospital also hosted the great game show Family Feud from 1988-1994. He was the 2nd host after Richard Dawson. Sadly he committed suicide in 1996 at the age of 40.

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There's often fake stuff floating round, y'know? -Like the 'ghost boy' that can allegedly be seen in "Three Men And A Baby".

But, nothing bogus that we know yet for "Overboard".
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