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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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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
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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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20 February 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Home Front  »

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$2,136,381 (USA)
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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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References House of Wax (1953) See more »

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Wipeout
Composed by The Surfaris
Performed by Peter Bernstein
© 1963 Miraleste Music Company and Robin Hood Music Company
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Ferris Bueller's Distant Cousin
25 June 2010 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

Geeky cute teenager Jon Cryer (as Morgan Stewart) is kicked out of eight boarding schools in six years. Finally, he returns home to get re-acquainted with wealthy Washington, DC parents Lynn Redgrave and Nicholas Pryor (as Nancy and Tom). There, mother Redgrave is busy being a perfectly coiffed politician's wife, and Republican father Pryor is running for office. A horror fan, Cryer meets beautiful kindred spirit Viveka Davis (as Emily) at a George Romero book-signing.

Cryer and Ms. Davis take a shower together, clad in their underwear and horror heads. Guess some parts don't get dirty. Also, Cryer finds out corrupt executive aide Paul Gleason (as Jay Le Soto) is working against his father, and the plot goes haywire. Cryer is a believable and engaging teenage horror fan (his father John debuted as a ghost on "Dark Shadows"). And, Davis is an appealing romantic interest. But, the story obviously isn't sure where to go, or how to get there.

***** Morgan Stewart's Coming Home (2/20/87) Paul Aaron, Terry Windsor ~ Jon Cryer, Viveka Davis, Lynn Redgrave, Paul Gleason


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