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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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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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$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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References Attack of the Puppet People (1958) See more »

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Gone Ridin
Composed and Performed by Chris Isaak
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records, Inc.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
© 1985 Isaak Music Publishing Company
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Jon Cryer and Viveka Davis are immensely likeable as the movie's teenage leads
9 June 2003 | by (England) – See all my reviews

' Morgan Stewart's Coming Home ' is great fun, a delightful 80's teen comedy unduly criticized because of it being credited to pseudonym Alan Smithee and not co-directors Paul Aaron and Terry Winsor. Infact it is an incredibly funny, sharply scripted Washington-based tale of a young man's attempts to seek the attention of strangers, his always far too busy parents Tom and Nancy - Tom is running for the U.S. senate and Nancy is the driving force behind Tom's campaign. Morgan is misguided in bringing his family closer together, relying on reruns of tv's ' The Brady Bunch ' but gains a true friend in fellow horror movie fan Emily, the two stumbling upon a plot to bring down his father! Jon Cryer and Viveka Davis are immensely likeable as the movie's teenage leads and they are wonderfully supported by the likes of Lynn Redgrave, Nicholas Pryor and Paul Gleason. Full of terrific one liners and crazy characters, it is a movie that can be watched time and time again.


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