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Morgan Stewart's Coming Home (1987)

 -  Comedy  -  20 February 1987 (USA)
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After seven years in boarding school, Morgan Stewart is finally coming home. He discovers it's not the same happy home it used to be, so he decides to reform his social climbing, ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Morgan Stewart
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Garrett (as John David Cullum)
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Craighton
Waweru Njenga ...
Akhmed
Sudhir Rad ...
Mahatma
Alan Beck ...
Frank
Brendan O'Meara ...
Thompson
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Nancy Stewart
Saveliy Kramarov ...
Ivan
Leeza Vinnichenko ...
Proskovia
Glenn R. Wilder ...
Chauffer (as Glenn Wilder)
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Tom Stewart
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Jay Le Soto
Gary Wheeler ...
Reporter
Will Huston ...
Cocktail Party Guest (as William Edwards)
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After seven years in boarding school, Morgan Stewart is finally coming home. He discovers it's not the same happy home it used to be, so he decides to reform his social climbing, politically inclined parents and things get a little out of control. Written by Anonymous

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He was just Ducky in "Pretty in Pink". Now he's crazy rich...and it's all his parents' fault.

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20 February 1987 (USA)  »

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Home Front  »

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$2,136,381 (USA)
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The original director was Terry Winsor who had only one film to his credit, Party Party (1983). He was replaced by Paul Aaron who was so unhappy with the final film that he asked for the Alan Smithee credit. See more »

Quotes

Morgan Stewart: Look, Doc, okay? I'm gonna level with ya. Okay, I have been doing drugs.
Dr. Cabot: I understand. I'm glad you told me, Morgan. For your sake I'm glad. Now, exactly what kind of drugs?
Morgan Stewart: I've been free-basing Clearasil.
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Features Attack of the Killer Tomatoes! (1978) See more »

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Composed by The Surfaris
Performed by Peter Bernstein
© 1963 Miraleste Music Company and Robin Hood Music Company
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Why is this film compared with Ferris Bueller?
30 November 2003 | by (Dallas, TX) – See all my reviews

I keep seeing this film compared to Ferris Bueller's Day Off, and I don't see why. The plots have nothing in common, and the characters are not at all similar. Ferris Bueller's Day Off is about a very cool and clever kid who fools his parents into thinking he is sick, and goes on an adventure in the city. Morgan Stewart's Coming Home is more of a family story. A not so cool kid (Cryer) who was shipped off to boarding school at a young age is brought home to help with his fathers campaign to be elected to the senate and tries to win the affection of his very cold mother and dim-witted father. So why are these two films compared to one another? I see some of the comparison comes from the idea that this film was sold to the public as a Bueller-esque film, but it wasn't. I remember the commercials for this film from way back in the day, and they in no way tried to capitalize on the success of Ferris Bueller. This film is it's own film, as good or bad as it may be. It isn't a Ferris Bueller rip off. Morgan Stewart's Coming Home has it's moments, but it is more suited to a younger audience.


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