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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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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
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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
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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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$1,373,728 (USA)
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Trivia

The house where the movie took place is the same house used in season #1 of a Walker Texas Ranger. See more »

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

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Mama Wheelis: [about Orville and Evalita getting stuck under an outhouse as children] I never vomited so hard in all my life. There I was hosin' ya down, the two of ya buck nekkid and covered in doo doo from head to toe.
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Still Tryin'
Written by George Highfill
Performed by Beverly D'Angelo
Published by Fandango Music / BMI-Admin, Bug.
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Two Thumbs Up
18 October 2003 | by (Western New York) – See all my reviews

I remember just turning on the tv one day to see Daddy's Dyin.. on. It reminded me so much of most of the families in the area, they might not see each other for long periods of time, but, when they do see each other it's like nothing has changed. The same fights exist, the same love remains beneath it all.

A truly touching story, it shows a good example of unconditional love within a family.


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