• Continental Divide (2003)

Continental Divide

Release Date: February 23rd, 2003

DVD Release Date: April 1st, 2003

PG |1 hr 43 min

Plot Summary

Chicago reporter Ernie Souchak (John Belushi) is beaten up by double-dealing police officers after he writes about an unethical city councilman. Hoping to keep Ernie safe, his editor, Howard McDermott (Allen Goorwitz), tells him to head west. In Wyoming, Ernie strikes up a romance with bird scientist Nell Porter (Blair Brown), but as soon as he goes home, he's drawn back into city politics. With Nell about to discuss her research in Chicago, this might be the couple's last chance to reunite.

Cast: John Belushi, Blair Brown, Allen Garfield, Carlin Glynn, Tony Ganios, Val Avery, Liam Russell, Everett Smith

Director: Michael Apted

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Universal/Universal Int

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Keywords: Police officer, Girlfriend, Heartwarming, Playful, Quest, Endearing, Love, 1980s

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Awards

Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy