A busy, "always-on-the-run" executive learns during a meeting that his mother may be dying and rushes home to her side. He ends up being his father's caretaker and becomes closer to him ...
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A teenage boy would like to meet with a very pretty, blonde girl who lives in the next door. His elder brother helps him with car and credit card to be successful. This simple story will be... See full summary »
Richard and Priscilla Parker's lives take a turn for the better when Eddy and Kay move into the house next door. Eddy's a risk taker and shows his new neighbours how to enjoy life at the ... See full summary »
Alan J. Pakula
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio,
After 17 years, things have got too predictable and stale. They argue, they visit a marriage counselor, Richard (drunk) visits a prostitute. They split up. After meeting other people, they ... See full summary »
Dick Van Dyke,
A busy, "always-on-the-run" executive learns during a meeting that his mother may be dying and rushes home to her side. He ends up being his father's caretaker and becomes closer to him than ever before. In the process, he teaches his father to be more independent which causes problems with the man's wife. Estranged from his own son, the executive comes to realize what has been missing in his own life. Written by
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Dad (1989) star Jack Lemmon had earlier in the 1980s decade played a parent looking for his son in Missing (1982), and a father of the priesthood in Mass Appeal (1984). All three cinema movies were all produced and/or distributed by the Universal Pictures studio. Lemmon had also recently played the head of a family in Blake Edwards' That's Life! (1986). See more »
When Jake and John drive through the parking lot and stop to talk, John parks in front of two large trees, one directly in front of the car. The inside shot from the back seat has no tree visible through the windshield. See more »
[In his parents house]
This place hasn't changed a bit.
Yeah, it's going as is to the Smithsonian.
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Jack Lemmon is magnificent in this touching family drama from television creator Gary David Goldberg (Family Ties) about an overworked son, (Danson) not having seen his father (Lemmon) for over two years, is shocked to discover how deteriorated his father has become under the over-protective eye of his mother (Dukakis). Lovely musical score provided by James Horner.
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