The Accidental Tourist (1988) – IMDb


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plot

After the death of his son, Macon Leary, a travel writer, he appears to be sleep walking in life. Macon’s wife also seems to be having trouble and thinks it would be better if the two split up. After the breakup, Macon encounters a strange extroverted woman who appears to bring him back to earth. After starting a relationship with the extroverted woman, Macon’s wife seems to think that their marriage is worth trying. Macon is therefore forced to deal with many decisions
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Details

Release date:

January 6, 1989 (USA)

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Also known as:

The accidental tourist

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Box office

USA Weekend Opening:

$ 97.578,
December 26, 1988

Gross United States:

$ 32.632.093

Gross world cumulative:

$ 32.632.093

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Color
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2.35: 1

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banality

The name of the book seen in the film is “The Accidental Tourist in the Southeastern United States”. See more ”


goofs

After returning from England, Macon puts the keys in his pocket twice. See more ”


Quotes

Macon:
I’m starting to think that maybe it’s not just how much you love someone. Maybe what matters is who you are when you are with them.

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Connections

Present in At the Movies: The Best Films of 1988 (1988)

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I AM SKIRT LASSO SANTA SANTA
Written by Frankie Adams and ‘Wilbur Jones’
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