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Hometown Boy Makes Good (1990)

A smalltown boy moves to the big city to go to medical school. He never tells his proud mother that he dropped out and does not have a successful psychiatry practice like she assumes. He is... See full summary »

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Cynthia Bain ...
Merle Lee Swearingen
Phillip Brock ...
Joe Maxwell
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Boyd Geary
Jeff Gadbois ...
Dr. Rivers
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Mayor Bob
Melvin Kirkpatrick ...
Doc Jennings
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Al Swearinger
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Chuck Frazier
Joel Thingvall ...
Slime
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Helen Geary
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A smalltown boy moves to the big city to go to medical school. He never tells his proud mother that he dropped out and does not have a successful psychiatry practice like she assumes. He is actually getting by as a waiter. He travels home to tell his mom the truth, but the mayor makes him an offer to move his "practice" back home... Written by Scott Lane <rslane@ix.netcom.com>

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2 August 1990 (USA)  »

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A város büszkesége  »

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The pre-"Mumford"
13 March 2000 | by (Ohio, United States) – See all my reviews

I knew that when I first saw a trailer for the Kasdan film "Mumford" that I'd seen it before. I even knew the name of the movie and who starred in it. That sounds pretty pathetic considering it only has ten votes to date and I think at least five of those belong to my brother and I (we thought it should at least have star rating). A movie can't truly exist until it has a star rating on the IMDb. Anyhow, I'm not saying "Hometown Boy Makes Good" is a masterpiece, certainly not, but it is an original (provided no one tells me otherwise). And who could turn down a movie with everyones favorite nerd, Anthony Edwards.


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