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

PG-13 | | Comedy | 4 May 1990 (USA)
Bickering siblings are reunited at their Texas home as their father lies on his deathbed in this black comedy.

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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
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Majority of the movie filmed on historic Cole Ranch just outside of Denton. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Marlene: I HAVE lost weight in case y'all ain't noticed!
Evalita: [under her breath, lighting cigarette] Well why don't you look behind you and you'll find it!
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I'll Fly Away
Written by Albert E. Brumley (as A. Brumley)
Performed by the Cast
Published by A.E. Brumley & Sons / SESAC
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25 November 2011 | by See all my reviews

I am from the south, and I loved this movie so much I would watch it every day until I memorized it. I would say I loved it as much as Sweet Home Alabama. I can be very picky on badly made movies, or those displaying inappropriate behavior, language or sexual promiscuity. I also dislike any movie with disrespect shown to Godly folks or to the elderly who are compromised due to health reasons. But I enjoyed the way this movie had all the elements of truth in humanity without being so raw that it would cause a Christian to blush in mixed company. I actually felt like I could identify with a lot of the goings-on in the movie because I was born and raised in the south, and I am 62 years old and have encountered these very people with the same attitudes during the same occasions in my own life. Please make more of these true to life historically correct to average folks movies. It doesn't hurt to remember how funny being politically incorrect could be without having to resort to body functions or sounds.


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