R | | Comedy, Drama
Al Fountain, a middle-aged electrical engineer, is on the verge of a mid-life crisis, when he decides to take his time coming home from a business trip, rents a car, and heads out looking ... See full summary »
The swimming hole is actually an abandoned 350 foot deep quarry. DiCillo told all who went in that it was only 25 feet deep max. An expert swimmer at a nearby quarry was bitten by a poisonous snake and drowned several days before filming began.
Life is a tomato right off the vine. Al Fountain - Monday, July 2, 4:32 PM.
When watching wrestling and eating hot dogs with the Kid, Al's hot dog goes from half-eaten to him taking the first bite of it back to half-eaten depending on the camera angle.
In a cut scene right before reaching Bambi's Bar, Kid tells Al that he wanted to join the Air Force after high school because they wanted him to be a test pilot. Al then sees a man walking backwards across the street. He asks Kid what he sees, and Kid confirms it. Kid pulls alongside the man at a stop sign, and asks why he's walking backwards. The man replies because he feels like it. Kid then tells him that if he does it in front of his car, he'll run over him. Kid screeches away from the stop sign and almost hits the man.
$13,500 (USA) (27 July 1997)
$720,717 (USA) (21 September 1997)
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