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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 his overly conservative parents after returning home from years away at a boarding school.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Garrett (as John David Cullum)
Waweru Njenga ...
Sudhir Rad ...
Alan Beck ...
Brendan O'Meara ...
Leeza Vinnichenko ...
Chauffer (as Glenn Wilder)
Gary Wheeler ...
Will Huston ...
Cocktail Party Guest (as William Edwards)


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


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 »


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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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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Great Jon Cryer movie!
30 September 2000 | by See all my reviews

I personally love "Morgan Stewart's Coming Home". Perhaps it's the scenes of Washington, D.C. (my hometown), perhaps it's that I've always had a crush on Jon Cryer. In any case, I think this is a great movie. Viveka Davis is in her best role since "Student Exchange". Jon Cryer is in rare form. If you loved him in "Pretty in Pink" you'll also enjoy him in this movie.

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