Overboard was released on May 4, 2018, in the U.S. It opened alongside Tully and Bad Samaritan. It was expected to earn more than $12 million from over 1,600 theaters. Fortunately, it exceeded analysts’ projected gross earnings for it, garnering $92 million worldwide against a production budget of $12 million. The film, however, was not well-received by critics. Although Faris won praise for her performance, the film’s storyline fell flat with the critics, who described it as mediocre and unimaginative. The received three nominations at the Teen Choice Awards, namely Choice Comedy Movie, Choice Comedy Movie Actor for Eugenio Derbez, and Choice Comedy Movie Actress for Anna Faris.
about the movie
Directed by Rob Greenberg from a screenplay co-penned by Greenberg, Bob Fisher, and Leslie Dixon, Overboard is a 2018 American romantic comedy that reimagines the 1987 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film of the same name with the gender roles reversed. The film features Eugenio Derbez, Anna Faris, Eva Longoria, John Hannah, and Swoosie Kurtz.