If It's Tuesday, It Still Must be Belgium

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  • NR
  • 1987
  • 1 hr 39 min
  • 5.1  (126)

If It's Tuesday, It Still Must be Belgium is a 1987 comedy film directed by Bob Sweeney and written by David Axlerod. The film stars Claude Akins, Lou Liberatore, and a young Courteney Cox in one of her earliest roles. The plot of If It's Tuesday, It Still Must be Belgium revolves around a group of American tourists on a whirlwind tour of Europe. Led by their eccentric and overbearing tour guide, the group journeys from country to country, experiencing all of the sights and sounds that Europe has to offer.

At the heart of the film is a humorous and romantic subplot involving two of the tourists, Charlie and Wendy, played by Lou Liberatore and Courteney Cox. Despite being engaged to be married, Charlie finds himself increasingly attracted to Wendy as the trip wears on. The two engage in a passionate and comedic romance, while also navigating the challenges of being part of a tour group.

The film is notable for its portrayal of the various European destinations that the tourists visit. From the bustling streets of London to the picturesque canals of Venice, the film showcases a wide range of European locales, each with its own unique character and flavor.

The humor in If It's Tuesday, It Still Must be Belgium is derived largely from the antics of the tourists themselves. From Charlie's hapless attempts to win Wendy over, to the various mishaps and misadventures that the group encounters along the way, the film is full of laugh-out-loud moments and witty one-liners.

In addition to the strong comedic elements, the film also touches on some deeper themes and issues. The relationship between Charlie and Wendy, for example, raises questions about the nature of love and commitment, while the group's interactions with the various European cultures they encounter invite reflection on the challenges of cultural understanding and communication.

While If It's Tuesday, It Still Must be Belgium may not be the most groundbreaking or avant-garde film of its time, it is a charming and enjoyable comedy with a cast of likable characters and some genuinely funny moments. For fans of romantic comedies, travel films, or just good old-fashioned humor, this is definitely a film worth checking out.

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    5.1  (126)