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The Accidental Tourist

Writer-director Kasdan's fine adaptation of Tyler's novel hinges on Hurt's understated performance as a writer of travel guides for businessmen who hate to travel. Shortly after his wife, Turner (who starred opposite Hurt in Kasdan's BODY HEAT), leaves him… (more)

Released: 1988

Rating: PG

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01:25 — Occasionally humorous story of a writer, grieving over the death of his son and his marriage, given a second chance at life by a beautiful oddball dog (more…)

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Anne Tyler's novel about a travel writer (William Hurt) rejuvenated by a kooky dog trainer (Best Supporting Actress Geena Davis). Kathleen Turner. Rose: Amy Wright. Julian: Bill Pullman. Alexander: Robert Gorman. Porter: David Ogden Stiers. Charles: Ed Beg (more…)

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Anne Tyler's novel about a travel writer (William Hurt) rejuvenated by a kooky dog trainer (Best Supporting Actress Geena Davis). Kathleen Turner. Rose: Amy Wright. Julian: Bill Pullman. Alexander: Robert Gorman. Porter: David Ogden Stiers. Charles: Ed Beg (more…)

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  • Released: 1988
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: Writer-director Kasdan's fine adaptation of Tyler's novel hinges on Hurt's understated performance as a writer of travel guides for businessmen who hate to travel. Shortly after his wife, Turner (who starred opposite Hurt in Kasdan's BODY HEAT), leaves him… (more)

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