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Writer (WGA):
Mike Binder (written by)
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Release Date:
9 March 1990 (USA) See more »
A comedy for everyone who ever struggled to love a brother...or strangle one.
Three brothers, a sergeant, a troublemaker and a dreamer meet for the first time in five years. They... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Patrick Dempsey ... Robert 'Bobby' Libner

Arye Gross ... Buddy Libner

Daniel Stern ... Marvin Libner

Annabeth Gish ... Tammy

Rita Taggart ... Betty Libner

Joseph Bologna ... Uncle Phil

Alan Arkin ... Fred Libner

James Gammon ... Dr. Sturgeon the Cadillac Surgeon

Ray Lykins ... Rick
Chris Lombardi ... Raymond
Josh Segal ... Billy Sturgeon

John Considine ... Professor Kloppner, Eastbrook Academy

Steve Boles ... Policeman #1
Don Tilley ... Policeman #2

Terry Loughlin ... Garage Worker

Fred Ornstein ... Barney
Ried 'Pete' Shock ... Garage Worker #2 (as Reid 'Pete' Shook)
Rod Swift ... Finkelstein
Don Sheldon ... Fishing Buddy
Boots Crowder ... Waitress
Edan Gross ... Young Bobby
Dean Jacobson ... Young Marvin

Michael Weiner ... Young Buddy
Steve Alterman ... (voice)

Terrence Beasor ... (voice)
Joe Chapman ... (voice)
Brian K. Doughty ... (voice)
Judi M. Durand ... (voice)
Barbara Hey ... (voice)
Carol King ... (voice)
David McCharen ... (voice) (as David McCharon)
Larry Moss ... (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Erin Ferdinand ... Underage Dog Track Gambler (uncredited)

Randy Herman ... Dog Track Gambler (uncredited)
Robert Westerfield ... Dog Track Gambler (uncredited)

Directed by
Joe Roth 
Writing credits
Mike Binder (written by)

Produced by
Jerry A. Baerwitz .... delegate producer
Mike Binder .... co-producer
Larry Brezner .... producer
James G. Robinson .... executive producer
Paul Schiff .... producer
Original Music by
James Newton Howard 
Cinematography by
Reynaldo Villalobos (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Paul Hirsch 
Casting by
Marci Liroff 
Production Design by
Angelo P. Graham  (as Angelo Graham)
Art Direction by
James J. Murakami  (as Jim Murakami)
Set Decoration by
Don K. Ivey  (as Don Ivey)
Costume Design by
Deborah Lynn Scott  (as Deborah Scott)
Makeup Department
Claude Díaz .... hair department head
Mary Ann Valdes .... key hair stylist
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Rod Koda .... second assistant director
Dennis Maguire .... first assistant director
Art Department
Paul Mueller .... general foreman
Robert Müller .... construction coordinator
Mark S. Turner .... head scenic
Melissa Totten .... Production Researcher (uncredited)
Sound Department
Doug Hemphill .... sound
Michael Hilkene .... supervising sound editor
Chris Jenkins .... sound
Carey Lindley .... sound
Phillip W. Palmer .... sound utility
Geoffrey Patterson .... boom operator
Dennis S. Sands .... sound re-recording mixer
Lee Strosnider .... sound mixer
Jerry Trent .... foley artist
Special Effects by
William Purcell .... special effects
Mickey Gilbert .... stunt coordinator
Tim Gilbert .... stunts
Ray Lykins .... assistant stunt coordinator
Ray Lykins .... fight choreographer
Paul Stader .... stunts
Ric Roman Waugh .... stunts (as Rick Waugh)
Camera and Electrical Department
Jamie Barber .... second assistant camera
Bill Barcroft .... best boy grip
Lloyd Barcroft .... key grip
David L. Butler .... aerial camera operator (as David Butler)
David S. Campbell .... first assistant camera: second unit (as David Campbell)
Hugo Cortina .... gaffer
Blaise Dahlquist .... best boy
Craig Denault .... camera operator
Alan R. Disler .... first assistant camera (as Alan Disler)
Richard Foreman Jr. .... still photographer (as Richard Foreman)
John Graf .... electrician
Steven Gregg .... grip
Ira R. Hartig .... electrician (as Ira Hartig)
Chris Hayes .... camera operator
Vic Keatley .... electrician (as Victor Keatley)
Johnny London Jr. .... dolly grip
Gregory Lundsgaard .... steadicam operator (as Greg Lundsgaard)
Anthony Mollicone .... grip
David Parker .... grip (as David Stein)
Jesse Perkins .... electrician
Lowell Peterson .... camera operator: second unit
Troy Pressley .... second assistant camera: second unit (as Troy Presley)
Christopher Reynolds .... grip (as Chris Reynolds)
Jeffrey Ray Strong .... electrician (as Jeffrey Strong)
Robert Ulland .... steadicam operator (as Bob Ulland)
Tony Villalobos .... second second assistant camera
Casting Department
Tona B. Dahlquist .... extras casting
Tona B. Dahlquist .... location casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Sherry Thompson .... set costumer
Editorial Department
Gary Burritt .... negative cutter
Tony Ciccone .... second assistant film editor
David Dresher .... first assistant film editor
Phil Hetos .... color timer
Rick Howe .... second assistant film editor
Gaston Santiso .... second assistant film editor: Florida
Gladys Vega .... apprentice film editor: Florida
Location Management
Edward Bowen .... location manager: Carolinas
Antonia Ellis .... location assistant (as Toni Ellis)
Music Department
Tom Boyd .... musician: oboe soloist
Joel Sill .... executive music producer
James Thatcher .... musician: french horn
Wes Williams .... composer: additional music
Transportation Department
Jack Carpenter .... driver: insert car
Other crew
Jerry A. Baerwitz .... production administrator
Nancy Blewer .... production assistant
Sondra Dee Boyachek .... production coordinator
Judi Brown .... script supervisor
Susan Gee .... production financing
Rob Harris .... unit publicist
Sheldon Katz .... production controller
Solomon J. LeFlore .... production financing
Randall Pickett .... craft service
John D. Sarviss .... helicopter pilot
Daniel Wheatcroft .... studio executive
James Devin .... stand-in (uncredited)

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
99 min
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Argentina:13 | Australia:M | Canada:PG (Ontario) | Finland:S | Iceland:L | Portugal:M/12 | Sweden:15 | UK:12 (theatrical rating) | UK:15 (video rating) | USA:PG-13
Filming Locations:

Did You Know?

When the film was shooting in Cape Coral, Florida, Hollywood set decorator Richard A. Villalobos contacted the CEO of Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida to acquire props for the film. He purchased $4,000 of set decorations from the local Cape Coral Goodwill store.See more »
Buddy Libner:We had sex!See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in Rich Hall's Continental Drifters (2011) (TV)See more »
Descarga No. 2See more »


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25 out of 28 people found the following review useful.
This film must be released on DVD immediately!!, 15 April 2005
Author: doobcentral from United Kingdom

This film is an absolute classic and it is a crime that it is not available on DVD.

There must be something us film lovers can do to rectify this injustice.

This film is hysterical, moving and poignant all rolled into one which is a rarity in itself.

For me, Patrick Dempsey and Daniel Stern steal the show as the feuding brothers who constantly clash with great hilarity.

Sterns performance had me in tears of laughter, especially in his moments of rage.

A great cast, a great script and an extremely well hidden master piece which does not get the credit it deserves.

I can not really say any more than that!!

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