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Daddy's Dyin'... Who's Got the Will? (1990)

 -  Comedy  -  4 May 1990 (USA)
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Bickering siblings are reunited at their Texas home as their father lies on his deathbed in this black comedy.

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Orville
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Evalita
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Sara Lee
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Harmony
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Lurlene
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Marlene
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Daddy
Molly McClure ...
Mama Wheelis
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Clarence
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Sid
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Little Evalita
Carolyn Brooks ...
Linnie Sue
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Little Sara Lee
Justin Smith ...
Little Orville
Katherine A. Torn ...
Little Lurlene
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Bickering siblings are reunited at their Texas home as their father lies on his deathbed in this black comedy.

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Buford Turnover is going to heaven...his family is going through hell.

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4 May 1990 (USA)  »

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Caccia al testamento  »

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$1,373,728 (USA)
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Goofs

Evalita's silver belt continuously appears and disappears while she's singing "Daddy You Can't Blame Me." See more »

Quotes

Sara Lee: [regarding Evalita's most recent wedding] The girl married in white... again!
Mama Wheelis: I don't know who she thinks she's foolin'! Evalita's about as pure as MUD!
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You Ain't Good Enough To Be That Bad
Written by Butch Curry and Pam Brown
Performed by Pam Brown
Published by PolyGram International, Inc. (ASCAP)
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Outrageously Funny
11 February 2002 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

This is, without a doubt, one of the funniest films ever made. BUT, and it's a big one, ONLY if you're from Texas or the South in general. The folks in this movie have got the Southern character down pat. Highly recommended for folks from the South - the rest of you with no sense of humor can go to hell.


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