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Morgan Stewart's Coming Home (1987)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 20 February 1987 (USA)
A free-spirited teenager attempts to get back in touch with and loosen up his overly conservative parents after returning home from years away at a boarding school.

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(as Alan Smithee), (as Alan Smithee)

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Cast

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
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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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Storyline

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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Comedy

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

20 February 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Home Front  »

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Box Office

Gross:

$2,136,381 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Released in the UK as "Home Front". See more »

Goofs

When Morgan asks Emily on a date he agrees to pick her up, yet she never gives him her home address. She doesn't give him her phone number until later in the movie when she writes it on his hand, so he couldn't have called her to get the address before the first date. 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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Connections

References Downhill Racer (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

Prince of the City
Composed and Performed by John Manikoff and Timothy Duckworth
© 1986 Rockmanikoff Music
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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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