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Overnight Delivery (1998)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | Video 7 April 1998
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A man suspects his girlfriend of being unfaithful. So he sends her a letter, but then finds out that he was wrong. He has twenty-four hours to stop the package, prevent a disaster, and fall... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Paul Rudd ... Wyatt Trips
Christine Taylor ... Kimberly Jasney
Reese Witherspoon ... Ivy Miller
Sarah Silverman ... Turran
Buffy Sedlachek Buffy Sedlachek ... Teacher
Richard Cody ... Raditch
Gary Wolf ... Snake
Carl Anthony Payne II ... Wheels
Tim McNiff Tim McNiff ... TV Anchor
Gale Plewacki Gale Plewacki ... Roving Reporter
Tamara Mello ... Marita
John Sylvain John Sylvain ... Deejay
William Byrd Wilkins William Byrd Wilkins ... Bouncer
John Beasley ... Baker
Larry Drake ... Hal Ipswich
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Storyline

A man suspects his girlfriend of being unfaithful. So he sends her a letter, but then finds out that he was wrong. He has twenty-four hours to stop the package, prevent a disaster, and fall in love. The only problem is the delivery man will not stop until the package has been delivered. Written by Billy Plessel

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They've got 24 hours to stop a package, prevent a disaster, and fall in love. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some crude sexual material | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 April 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Overnight Delivery See more »

Filming Locations:

Golden Valley, Minnesota, USA See more »

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Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Kevin Smith served as screenwriter on an early version of the script that was not used. See more »

Goofs

There should be no leaves on the trees in Tennessee in February. See more »

Quotes

Wyatt: [Global Express truck pull up] How about that?
Ivy: Its no Jesus walking on water, I give it a six.
Wyatt: That's a nine!
Ivy: [their delivery man gets out] Okay, 8.5
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On set puppy: Kaluha See more »

Alternate Versions

The TV version is significantly different from the home video/cable version. This version, though edited, contains several alternate/deleted scenes. Among them: More dialogue in the opening car scene, a scene in the beginning of Trips having flowers delivered to Kimberly, and an additional scene outside the jail of Trips and Ivy walking along the sidewalk reminiscing. See more »

Connections

References At the Movies (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Bad Vibes Everyone
Written by 'David Lowery (V)', Johnny Hickman (as John Hickman), and David Faragher
Performed by Cracker
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Brings you in
22 October 2008 | by kyle_michaelsenSee all my reviews

This movie was surprisingly good. It's not the best-written or most original idea, but the comedy is surprisingly good. Also, Paul Rudd and Reese Witherspoon have great chemistry on-screen, and their comedic delivery is superb. The mail-truck driver is funny, as well. Not to mention that it's got Christine Taylor (you might know her from "The Wedding Singer", "Zoolander", or "Dodgeball").

In the end, it's one of those movies that you'll probably only watch when you have nothing else to do. So the next time you're really bored and have nothing to do, watch this movie- I think you'll be pleasantly surprised.


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