The Daytrippers

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The Daytrippers
Film poster for the 1996 film The Daytrippers.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byGreg Mottola
Produced byNancy Tenenbaum
Steven Soderbergh
Larry Kamerman
David Heyman
Campbell Scott
Written byGreg Mottola
Music byRichard Martinez
CinematographyJohn Inwood
Edited byAnne McCabe
Distributed byColumbia TriStar
Release date
  • March 5, 1997 (1997-03-05)
Running time
87 minutes
United States
Box office$2,084,559

The Daytrippers is a 1996 independent drama film written and directed by Greg Mottola. It stars Hope Davis, Stanley Tucci, Parker Posey and Liev Schreiber.[1]


Eliza (Davis) discovers a love letter that may prove that her husband (Tucci) is having an affair, so she decides to go to New York City and confront him. Her family, including her sister, Jo, and her live-in boyfriend, Carl, as well as her parents, Jim and Rita, go along for the ride in the family station wagon from Long Island.


Release and reception[edit]

The Daytrippers was released on March 5, 1997. The film opened to 52 theaters and grossed $35,988 in its opening weekend. Overall, the film grossed $2,099,677 domestically.[2] The movie received positive reception and the movie review site Rotten Tomatoes currently gives the film a 73% "Fresh" rating.


  1. ^ Maslin, Janet (March 5, 1997). "The Daytrippers (1996) A Day in Manhattan: It's No Day at the Beach". The New York Times.
  2. ^ "The Daytrippers". Box Office Mojo.

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