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The Accidental Tourist (1988)
PG
121 min | Drama, Romance

An emotionally distant writer of travel guides must carry on with his life after his son is killed and his marriage crumbles.
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Writers
Anne Tyler (book) | Frank Galati (screenplay) | Lawrence Kasdan (screenplay)
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Release date
Jan 6, 1989 (United States)

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32 cast members
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William Hurt
Macon Leary Macon Leary   See fewer
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Kathleen Turner
Sarah Leary Sarah Leary   See fewer
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Geena Davis
Muriel Pritchett Muriel Pritchett   See fewer
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Amy Wright
Rose Leary Rose Leary   See fewer
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David Ogden Stiers
Porter Leary Porter Leary   See fewer
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Ed Begley Jr.
Charles Leary Charles Leary   See fewer
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Bill Pullman
Julian Hedge Julian Hedge   See fewer
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Robert Hy Gorman
Alexander (as Robert Gorman) Alexander (as Robert Gorman)   See fewer
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Bradley Mott
Lucas Loomis Lucas Loomis   See fewer
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Amanda Houck
Debbie Debbie   See fewer
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London Nelson
Caroline Caroline   See fewer
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Gregory Gouyer
Paris Boy Paris Boy   See fewer
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Bill Lee Brown
Morgue Detective #1 (as W.H. Brown) Morgue Detective #1 (as W.H. Brown)   See fewer
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Donald Neal
Morgue Detective #2 Morgue Detective #2   See fewer
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Peggy Converse
Mrs. Barrett Mrs. Barrett   See fewer
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Maureen Kerrigan
Laura Canfield Laura Canfield   See fewer
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Jake Kasdan
Scott Canfield (as Jacob Kasdan) Scott Canfield (as Jacob Kasdan)   See fewer
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Paul Williamson
London Hotel Manager London Hotel Manager   See fewer
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Walter Sparrow
Hot Dog Vendor Hot Dog Vendor   See fewer
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Todd J. Adelman
Macon's Doctor (as Todd Adelman) Macon's Doctor (as Todd Adelman)   See fewer
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Meg Kasdan
Receptionist Receptionist   See fewer
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David Q. Combs
Minister (as David Combs) Minister (as David Combs)   See fewer
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Jonathan Kasdan
Boy at Doctor's Office Boy at Doctor's Office   See fewer
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Thomas Paolucci
Taunting Boy Taunting Boy   See fewer
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Neana N. Collins
Taunting Girl Taunting Girl   See fewer
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Roland Riallot
Paris Taxi Driver Paris Taxi Driver   See fewer
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Audrey Rapoport
Girl on Plane (as Audrey R. Rapoport) Girl on Plane (as Audrey R. Rapoport)   See fewer
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Aaron Michael Lacey
Restaurant Patron (uncredited) Restaurant Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Larravide
Extra (uncredited) Extra (uncredited)   See fewer
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Danny Nero
Waiter (uncredited) Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.7 / 10 | 16,196 votes