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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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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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Painted Moon
Composed and Performed by The Silencers
Courtesy of RCA Records
© 1986 RCA Music Ltd.
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This film is NOT a lemon...
18 November 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

First of all, I love this movie. I know the film didn't do well in theaters, and that it had all sorts of trouble behind the scenes, and critics bash it every chance they get. But, I simply don't care... I love it, from start to finish. Jon Cryer is great. And, if you agree with me on this, then you will enjoy this film. If not... then, most likely, you won't enjoy this film. It's that simple.

I grew up watching this film countless times, as I identified not only with Cryer, but also with his character, Morgan. Growing up, I was "Morbid Morgan", and still am. Along with Cryer's other films, "NO SMALL AFFAIR", "PRETTY IN PINK" and the extremely underrated "HIDING OUT", this one ranks as one my favorites.

Also, I am getting pretty tired of the accusations that this film was made to cash in on "FERRIS BUELLER'S DAY OFF", as the two are nothing alike, and this particular film, although it was released in 1987, was shot in 1985, a full year before the latter film's release. So there.


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