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Staying Together (1989)

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The complacent life of three small town brothers is shattered when their father sells the family business from under them.

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Duncan McDermott
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Nancy Trainer
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Eileen McDermott
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Jake McDermott
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Denny Stockton
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Lois Cook
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Kit McDermott
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Brian McDermott
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Jake McDermott, after 25 years running a fast food business, proclaims one morning that he's hated dealing with chickens the entire time and has finally sold the family restaurant. For his three sons, who counted on taking it over someday, this comes as a shock and begins to break apart their family. No longer big, carefree fish in a small pond, will the boys manage to rearrange their lives and reconcile with their parents? Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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10 November 1989 (USA)  »

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$4,348,025 (USA)
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Duncan McDermott: The sexual demands of this job are too much.
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Beautiful Little Movie
22 February 2001 | by (Cherry Hill, NJ) – See all my reviews

Not for everyone, but I really like it. Nice ensemble cast, with nice contributions from better known players (like Stockard Channing) and strong eye candy (from Sheila Kelley). What really works is the bond between the three brothers! Try it, you'll smile a little.


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