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Son of Flubber (1963)

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When Professor Brainard experiments further on Flubber derivatives, he gets in trouble and only his students can help.

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Professor Ned Brainard's discovery of flubber hasn't quite brought him - or his college - the riches he thought. The Pentagon has declared his discovery to be top secret and the IRS has slapped him with a huge tax bill, even if he has yet to receive a cent. He thinks he may have found the solution in the form of flubbergas, which can change the weather. It also helps Medfield College's football team to win a game. At home, his wife Betsy is jealous of the attention lavished on him by an old high school girlfriend. Written by garykmcd

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16 January 1963 (USA)  »

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Après lui, le déluge  »

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Fred MacMurray is actually an accomplished saxophone player, so he's really playing the saxophone in the party scene. See more »

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Mr. Harker: Your tax bill for the first three Quarters of the current year. The figure includes delinquent penalties of $12,895 at 5% for the first two Quarters. All based on an estimate of projected earnings, of course.
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As the movie concludes, the game winning football (with flubber gas) is still rotating up in outer space around satellites. See more »

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Opportunistic cash-in made well before it was fashionable...
4 June 2006 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Proving that the Disney Studios didn't become cash-mongers simply in the Michael Eisner era, this sequel to the 1961 Disney hit "The Absent Minded Prodessor" is nothing more than repackaged goods. Lamebrained slapstick comedy has Fred MacMurray returning to role of small town inventor who attempts to save the local high school from ruin. There are a few funny digs at the advertising business but, as with the original, MacMurray's love life problems and his run-ins with the law are utterly dull. Colorful supporting cast (Jack Albertson, Joanna Moore, Paul Lynde, William Demarest) looks like a who's-who of suburban comedies, and the movie is fairly easy to sit through if you don't mind completely innocuous fare, but even the special effects are mechanical. ** from ****


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