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Table for Five (1983)

J. P. Tannen takes his three children for a vacation cruise. They usually live with their mother and step-father, but now J. P. feels capable of taking them. Emotional tragedy strikes, ... See full summary »

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J. P. Tannen takes his three children for a vacation cruise. They usually live with their mother and step-father, but now J. P. feels capable of taking them. Emotional tragedy strikes, causing battles parent against parent, and parent against child. J. P. tries to show his children that he loves them. Written by Melissa Portell <mportell@s-cwis.unomaha.edu>

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He wants a second chance to love his children...but someone else has learned how. See more »

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10 March 1983 (Australia)  »

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Ein Tisch für fünf  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$148,208, 21 February 1983, Limited Release

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$2,439,705
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The film's production notes state that Jon Voight "specifically wanted to film at the Parthenon in Athens and amidst the Sphinx and Pyramids near Cairo: he felt these structures of seeming permanence would serve as useful juxtapositions in scenes dealing with the fragility of life". See more »

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Mitchell: I could make Mother Teresa look unfit to run an orphanage... without telling a single lie.
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Features Asteroids (1979) See more »

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Good Movie But too Long..
10 October 2003 | by See all my reviews

I liked the way this movie showed a father's love. And the kids were great actors, It showed Jon Voight in his good looking days and the countries that they went to were awesome. But no offense but the movie is a little bit two long and it might want to make you want to watch something else.. I had to watch it in 2 parts on Showtime.. but it is a good movie nonetheless. and the ending? well i'm not going to spoil it for you but you have to see for yourself why i comment on it so. my rating for this movie I give it a 6.. it would have gotten an 8 but it is kind of slow..


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