Overboard Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 2985

Average Rating: 2.7/4

# of Ratings: 161

Theatrical Release Date: 12/18/1987

Language: English

Genre: Comedy, Romance

MPAA Rating: PG

Director: Garry Marshall

Actors: Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Edward Herrmann, Katherine Helmond, Mike Hagerty, Roddy McDowall

Plot: A rich, spoiled woman hires a carpenter to build a closet on her yacht, but leaves him without pay after disagreeing with his work. When an accident leaves her with amnesia, the carpenter convinces her that she's his wife and wrangles her into the real world to him and his four boys. -- Chris Kavan

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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/10/2019

Falsely identified as a classic, "Overboard" falls apart under its contrived premise that isn't very funny.

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Mike - wrote on 12/26/2013

One of the most underrated comedies you'l find. Great chemistry between Goldie and Kurt Russell. Is the ending predictable? Absolutely. So if you're looking for spine-tingling, tension-filled, deep-thought-provoking comedy, watch something else. But if you want a fun ride watching two actors plying their comedic talents, this one fits the bill.

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Yojimbo - wrote on 06/24/2012

Surprisingly good revisitation of the screwball romantic comedy in which real life couple Hawn and Russell spark off each other pretty well. A guilty pleasure.

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The rich and the poor

TheWolf - wrote on 08/04/2007

While I haven't seen this movie in years I remember it quite clearly. Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell were a good match up for this movie. This was at the time when Goldie Hawn still looked really good (time hasn't done very well for her these days), and Kurt Russell could get in any movie he wanted. The plot of the movie was pretty over the top, Joanna Stayton (Hawn) was a woman who was married to a very rich man, she was a trophy wife, and she got whatever she wanted. Dean Profitt (Russell) was a contracted carpenter that was doing hired to build a closet on her yacht. She complained that it wasn't what she wanted and refused to pay, then she sailed off leaving him with nothing. Shortly after Russell sees a news report that a woman was found in the water with no ID and no memory of who …

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