Grand Tour: Disaster in Time

Synopsis: Before they can complete renovations on their new inn, Widower (Ben Wilson) and daughter (Hillary) are visited by a woman seeking immediate lodging for her strange group of travellers. Why they won't stay at the hotel in town is just the first of many mysteries surrounding the group that lead Wilson to a startling discovery affecting his family and neighbours.
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi
Director(s): David Twohy
Production: Academy Entertainment
  2 wins & 3 nominations.
99 min

Oh, god.

- World War I, the start.

- 1914.

When that australian guy

got shot dead.

Says austrian here.

- Uh, stock market crash of...

- 1929, october.


Scopes trial.

1925, Tennessee.

- Can you see through these?

- No!

- Are you sure?

- Yes.

Uh-huh. All right.

Okay. What happened

december 7, 1941?

- Bombing of Pearl Harbor.

- Uh-huh. Right again.


January 3, 1959?

Alaska becomes the 49th state.

July 6, 1954.

July 6, 1954.

- You should know this one, Hillary.

- Don't tell me.

- Uh, something about... McCarthy.

- No.



- Polio vaccine!

- No.

- What? Tell me!

- It's my birthday.

Like I'm very sure that's

gonna be on the test.

Just very sure.

- And you must be Mr. Wilson.

- That's right.

I'd like just a minute

of your time.

Who's she?


How many bedrooms?

About five.

Who are you?

- Iovine. Madame Iovine.

- All on the second floor?

- One on the third.

- Ah.

Not much storage,

is there?

Oh, not criticizing,

just commenting.

Let's see

what we have up here.

Let's just start all over again.

What do you want?


This is an inn, isn't it?

Wait a minute. Are you the one

who talked to Sue Appleton

at the hotel with...

Obliging woman,

isn't she?

- Didn't she tell you

that we're not open yet?

- Yes, she did.

And how are we set

for lavatories?

- My, what a handsome child. Yours?

- Uh... Yeah.

Going to be

a heartbreaker, this one.

Just give him a few years.

- This is Hillary.

- His daughter.

Ohhh. Well, don't you worry,

child. The chest will be along

any time now.

Oh, and what do

we have here?

Well, I must say,

I wasn't overly impressed

with the rest of it,

But this is... Grand.

- Simply... Grand.

- Listen, madame.

- Iovine. How much for three nights?

- Yeah.

Take a look over here.

See that hole where a door

normally goes,

All that sawdust

out in the hall?

We're not open yet.

You're gonna have to make

other arrangements.

What about the hotel in town?

Oh, no.

No, no, no.

Not the hotel.

- Well, I don't know

what to tell you.

- You can tell me...

How much?

Three nights.

Five rooms.

- Name your price.

- Uh, you know, dad,

I could just...

Sweep up all this sawdust.

So, what's the story?

Do we unload or don't we?

Your price,

Mr. Wilson?

You're going to have to do

without some of the usual

amenities, all right?


Simply grand.

Okeydoke! Every man

for him... self.

Kleph, Tod...

I think that you'll find

this is suitable.

Chiron, Andar...

I believe that

you will be comfortable...

Right over here.

And, uh, Jana, Spall... please.

Reeve? Reeve...

You and Omerie,

over here.

All righty.

Every man for himself.

We're here, Mr. Oscar.



For the love of Michael.


Getcha a new bulb.

Ben, uh, by the way.

Ben Wilson.



So, you folks,

you been on the road long?

Our tour began

some time ago.

Ah. Where you all...

where you all from?

- South California.

- Southern California?

Not there, Mr. Oscar.

Up here on the third floor.

Come on. Hurry.

Maybe they haven't started yet.

- Still got paint in my hair.

- What are you doin'?

Just pull your hair up!

So everyone will think

I'm a handsome little boy?

- Forget you, Charlie.

- Come on. Come on.

[ "wedding march" playing ]

Oh, no!

They already started.

- It's okay. It's perfect.

- Perfect?

Yeah, we'll be the first ones

at the reception. Come on.

I don't know. Those church bells

haven't rung in 10, 12 years now.

Someone said 18...

Storm of '73?

Regardless, they got to be

rusted out pretty good.

Climbed the belfry yesterday,

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