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Coupe de Ville (1990)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama | 9 March 1990 (USA)
Three brothers, a sergeant, a troublemaker and a dreamer meet for the first time in five years. They have met to drive home a car their father bought for their mother's 50th birthday. ... See full summary »

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Buddy Libner
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Tammy
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Betty Libner
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Uncle Phil
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Fred Libner
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Dr. Sturgeon the Cadillac Surgeon
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Rick
Chris Lombardi ...
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Billy Sturgeon
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Professor Kloppner, Eastbrook Academy
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Garage Worker
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Three brothers, a sergeant, a troublemaker and a dreamer meet for the first time in five years. They have met to drive home a car their father bought for their mother's 50th birthday. During the long ride home they get to know each other once again. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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A comedy for everyone who ever struggled to love a brother...or strangle one.

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Comedy | Drama

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9 March 1990 (USA)  »

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$715,983 (USA)
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Trivia

River Phoenix was offered the role of Bobby, but he turned it down. See more »

Quotes

Buddy Libner: What do you think's going to happen?
Robert 'Bobby' Libner: I think Marvin is going to get the chair.
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Featured in Rich Hall's Continental Drifters (2011) See more »

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Crying In The Rain
Written by Howard Greenfield & Carole King
Performed by The Everly Brothers
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Loved It!!!
23 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I come from a large family (4 brothers and 3 sisters) and I could identify with each character in this movie. The three brothers in the movie reminded me of each of my brothers, including myself AND my sisters ... The bossy brother/sister, the reserved brother/sister and the wild brother/sister. I laughed the whole movie and kept comparing the characters to my own family, including the uncle and the parents! If you have siblings you will absolutely love this movie!

I also enjoyed the ending and the message that the father tells the brothers, because it is the message that every family should share with each other and should live by. The message reminds you of what should matter most in your life and tells you how to keep it that way. This message should also be shared with other families.

This is a perfect movie for a family get-together, to kick back and laugh after a Thanksgiving or holiday meal!


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