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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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The Accidental Tourist - Official Trailer
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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A travel writer withdraws from the world after his son dies, causing his wife to walk out on him. Eventually, he is rejuvenated by a flaky dog trainer as she melts his self-protective shell and he becomes accustomed to her unfettered lifestyle.

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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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