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12 February 1988 (USA) See more »
A young man falls for his girlfriend's mother. | Add synopsis »
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HaHaHa, Cute! Real CUTE! See more (9 total) »


  (in credits order)

Ann-Margret ... Rose Butts

C. Thomas Howell ... Bubber Drumm

Charles Durning ... Charlie Drumm

Kelly Preston ... Shirley Butts

Ann Wedgeworth ... Claudine

William Zabka ... Randy

Tim Thomerson ... Lonny
Steven Kampmann ... Dr. Shorts

Traci Lind ... Penny
Angel Tompkins ... LaVonne

James Noble ... Sinclair
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jim Colegrove ... Juke Jumper member
Shannon Collins ... Girl at Clinic
David Denney ... Tyronne
Steve Farrell ... Dr. Frank
Linda Favila ... Kiki Walker (as Linda Rae Favila)

Sean Patrick Flanery ... Buddy
Graeme Ford ... Denny
Scott Fults ... Buddy
Ed Geldart ... Gamekeeper
Amanda Goyen ... Girl with Dog
Nik Hagler ... Deputy Dozel

Leigh Lombardi ... Marcia
Michael Marich ... Bob (as Mike Marich)
Paul Menzel ... Husband
Sharon Menzel ... Wife

Adam Seth Nelson ... Tom

C.K. O'Neal ... Cindy
Diane Perella ... Samantha
Jo Perkins ... Lucy

Jimmy Ray Pickens ... Bully #1
Charlotte Stanton ... Counselor

Jim Long ... Pool player (uncredited)

Charles Edwin Powell ... Greased pig contestant (uncredited)

Directed by
Peter Douglas 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Peter Douglas 
Allen Hannay III  novel "Love and Other Natural Disasters"

Produced by
Peter Douglas .... producer
Don Goldman .... associate producer
Original Music by
Lee Holdridge 
Cinematography by
Tony Pierce-Roberts 
Film Editing by
David Campling 
Casting by
Patricia Mock 
Set Decoration by
Don L. Davis 
Makeup Department
George Masters .... makeup artist
Pamela Peitzman .... makeup artist
Production Management
Don Goldman .... unit production manager
Sound Department
Craig Busch .... cable man
Monty Cox .... stunts
Greg Gault .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Craig Camp .... camera operator: "c" camera
Dennis Clay .... grip
David Grundy .... electrician
Brian Kinzey .... electrician
Arthur Krauss .... additional operator
Mike Redding .... camera operator: opening title sequence
Scott Smith .... director of photography: second unit
Steve Spallone .... best boy electric
Steve Venetis .... electrician
Casting Department
Sue Liberman .... casting coordinator
Transportation Department
Monica Garris-Powell .... driver: cast (as Monica Powell)
Sanford Hampton .... transportation
Other crew
John Achorn .... adr voice group
Anne Carr .... craft service
Anne Carr .... set medic
Wayne Fitzgerald .... title designer
Estelle Goldman .... production secretary
Glen Hunsucker .... choreographer
Ron Mitchell .... production assistant
Michael Rafferty .... production assistant
Sandra Vaughan .... production staff

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7 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
HaHaHa, Cute! Real CUTE!, 11 October 2004
Author: Brian T. Whitlock (GOWBTW) from WILMINGTON, NC

This movie is rather cute in a lot of ways. It's nothing like "White Palace", yet some of the scenes is quite similar. Breaking up is a painful thing, but your new girlfriend is your ex's mother? OK! I SEE! There is a tiger in the movie along with other animals as well. Lot's of sex is in the movie, I liked the drive-in scene when Howell's and Margret's characters were involved. I liked the part when she removes her top, then fire ants ruin the fun and they ran home naked. That is a howl! Then the ex-girlfriend sees them running. BUSTED! in every way. She's not only seeing the streaking, but she's unknowingly flashing unsuspecting strangers. That is really, REALLY FUNNY! Those scenes are a killer. And the ex-husband finds out and gets a new girlfriend only to get himself shot by her. I didn't like the part when the tiger ate the toy dog. The family should have been forewarned about it. I enjoyed the movie very well. It was cute a very memorable. It's definitely for the broken-hearted and the horny! Extremely sexy, and very well made. HAHAHA! RATING 2 OUT OF 5 STARS

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