Overboard

Joanna, a spoilt rich girl, hires a carpenter called Dean to make a closet for her yacht while it's stuck in port. He makes a really cool one, but she says that she wanted a different kind of wood and refuses to pay.
In the night, Joanna falls off the yacht and is picked up by the coast guard the next day- but she has lost her memory. Her husband hears about it, but, as he doesn't really like her and only married her for her money, he denies knowing her.
Dean hears about it and decides to get revenge by pretending that he's her husband, and makes her come cook, clean and take care of his three sons.
She actually turns out to be really cool, and the kids want her to stay, so even though Dean feels bad, he doesn't tell her the truth, because they're getting along so well.
Then, her husband shows up, but that's going into the ending...

Continuity mistake: After Dean discovers Joanna on the couch, her face covered in calamine lotion, he picks her up and carries her into the bedroom. As he sets her on the bed the viewer can see her face is free from any "spots" and/or lotion.

More mistakes in Overboard

Annie: Oh, and give my regards to Schwartzman and Heineken.

More quotes from Overboard

Trivia: Director Garry Marshall appears in the film as the drummer in the band that's playing at the Fish Bowl, when Annie is looking for Dean.

Bishop73

More trivia for Overboard

Question: When Dean and Annie are at the restaurant/bar, they go outside and with plastic wine type glasses Dean pours some champagne in their glasses. When Annie picks up her glass, the bottom comes off. She says, Oh I lost my bottom! Was that in the script or was it a blooper? I've always felt it was a blooper and if it was Annie covered it so well. Thanks.

Answer: Goldie Hawn mentioned in an interview that it was a blooper. She explained that she and Kurt Russell are so comfortable with one another that it wasn't really like acting, and she reacted naturally.

More questions & answers from Overboard

Join the mailing list

Separate from membership, this is to get updates about mistakes in recent releases. Addresses are not passed on to any third party, and are used solely for direct communication from this site. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Check out the mistake & trivia books, on Kindle and in paperback.