The 1987 Overboard is one of my mom’s favorite movies, and one that she was eager to share with me when I was old enough. Over thirty years later, Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell still hold their own in what remains a clever and funny comedy, good for a laugh even though we all know how it’s going to end.

The remake, on the other hand, feels more like a cheap start-of-summer box office cash grab that will flicker across the big screen and disappear into the $3 DVD bargain bin at Best Buy in a few months.

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