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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Homer Lanza (as James Belushi)
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Harmonica Player
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Robber #1
Robert Glaudini ...
Robber #2
James Thiel ...
Twin #1
Jeff Thiel ...
Twin #2 (as Jeffrey Thiel)
Andy Jarrell ...
Trucker
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Edna
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Michelle Milantoni ...
Fat Woman in Pizza Joint
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Man at Pizza Joint
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Wife at Pizza Joint
Katherine Barrese ...
Waitress
Tad Horino ...
Mickey
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Belle
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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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Meet Homer and Eddie. During the next 1200 miles, their lives will be enriched beyond their wildest dreams. See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Drama

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R | See all certifications »
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1 December 1989 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Final film of Fritz Feld. 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 »


Soundtracks

Comin' Down WIth Love
Performed by Mike & The Realistics
Written by Mike Piccirillo
Produced by Mike Piccirillo
Courtesy of Big Screen Music/Mike Piccirillo
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A delightful and touching drama!
4 June 2002 | by 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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