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Homer and Eddie (1989)

A mentally disabled man gets help from a sociopath when he tries to reunite with his dying father, who years earlier disowned him.

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A mentally disabled man gets help from a sociopath when he tries to reunite with his dying father, who years earlier disowned him.

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She's ruthless - He's witless - They're on the road together and falling apart at the seams See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Drama

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Trivia

Best buddies in this movie, Whoopi Goldberg and James Belushi previously appeared as rivals in Jumpin' Jack Flash (1986). See more »

Goofs

When Eddie spots the red car at the produce stand and tells Homer to pull in there, she is in the back seat. After they pull in they show her sitting in the front seat. See more »


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Down Home Jubilee
Performed by Susi Beatty
Written by Dennis Morgan, Spady Brannan & Susi Beatty
Produced by David Malloy
Courtesy of Little Shop of Morgansongs/Spady Music/S.G.P. LTD
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A delightful and touching drama!
4 June 2002 | by (Poole, England) – See all my reviews

OK, first thing: this movie is NOT a comedy, not by a long shot. It has funny parts, but it is not a comedy.

This is the best piece of acting you'll ever see from James Belushi and also one of Whoopi Goldberg's finest, unarguably.

The movie is touching, funny, sad, violent and breathtaking. So for anyone who hasn't seen it, see it!




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