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Staying Together (1989)

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

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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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Boy's Life  »

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$4,348,025
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Kit McDermott: There are no small towns, just small people.
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Kit's Theme
Performed by Kevin Savigar
Written by Richard Feldman and Peter Beckett
Published by Irving Music, Inc. on behalf of itself and Long Range Music (BMI), ORCA Songs (ASCAP), Pennystamp Music (BMI)
Produced by Richard Feldman
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I would rather be slowly tortured to death than see this piece of garbage again!!!
9 April 2002 | by See all my reviews

God, did I hate this movie! I saw it at a sneak preview 13 years ago, and I STILL have bad flashbacks. It was, without a doubt, the WORST movie I ever paid to see. It was badly written, badly directed, and (surprisingly considering the cast) badly acted. I would rather be thrown off a rooftop onto razor sharp spikes, and then have my skin peeled off, than to sit through it again. Can you guess I didn't enjoy it?


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