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Late for Dinner (1991)

Two young men evading the police for a crime they didn't commit are cryogenically frozen in the early 1960s. The next thing they know is that they are in a strange new world (thirty years on).

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Cassy Friel ...
Little Jessica Husband
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Little Donald Freeman
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Duane Gardener (as Steven Schwartz-Hartley)
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Officer Tom Bostich
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Dr. Dan Chilblains
Donald Hotton ...
Dr. Chris Underwood
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Leland Shakes
Billy Vera ...
Male Radio D.J. (voice)
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Truck Driver
Silent Bit Sam ...
Waving Man
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Counter Girl
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Two young men, one in need of medical attention, are cryogenically frozen in the early 1960s. The two are preoccupied with the fact that the police are pursuing them to realise what they are doing. The next thing they know is that they are in a strange new world (thirty years on). Written by Rob Hartill

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Drama | Sci-Fi

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20 September 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Arhiste to deipno horis emas  »

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Box Office

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$8,906,823 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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The film takes place in 1962 and 1991. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Frank Lovegren: [narration] It was 1962. Willie and me had been traveling through the night, running from a crime we never committed. Willie was still driving pretty good, considering he had a bullet in his body and all.
Frank Lovegren: [to a dozing Willie] Sure is strange to be driving on this side of the road...
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Crazy Credits

Janeane Garofalo's last name is misspelled as "Garofolo." See more »


Soundtracks

Burning Love
Written by Dennis Linde
Performed by Elvis Presley
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If you lost your dad when you were a child...
13 May 2000 | by (Seattle, Washington) – See all my reviews

...and had youthful dreams of his return, this movie will be cathartic for you. It will fill your heart. The first half of the film is rough, coarse, silly and contrived. The second half is a very well-tuned, sensitive portrayal of the dreamt-for return of your loved one. I'm 60 years old. This film has the greatest ending of any movie I have EVER seen.


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