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Men Don't Leave (1990)

PG-13 | | Drama | 23 February 1990 (USA)
A mother of two sons finds life considerably difficult on her own after the death of her beloved husband. Due to debt she must move them to Baltimore, and deal with the hardships and all ... See full summary »

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Charles Simon
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Chris Macauley
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Lisa Coleman
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John Macauley
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Matt Macauley
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Mrs. Buckley
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Mr. Buckley
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Winston Buckley
Shannon Moffett ...
Dale Buckley
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Mike
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Fred
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Carly
Mark Hardwick ...
Ian

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A mother of two sons finds life considerably difficult on her own after the death of her beloved husband. Due to debt she must move them to Baltimore, and deal with the hardships and all that comes with the city life. Written by MasoK <grok@tri-lakes.net>

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23 February 1990 (USA)  »

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A nő nem felejt  »

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$6,070,725 (USA)
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Thomas Lennon auditioned for a role in this film, according to a 2013 interview on SplitSider.com. Lennon added: "It would have been a role played by some crazy hip kid." See more »

Quotes

Beth Macauley: You know what, Chris, you can be a real little shit sometimes.
Chris Macauley: Can I say that now?
Beth Macauley: Yes.
Chris Macauley: I'm going to.
Beth Macauley: Fine.
Chris Macauley: And I feel like it.
Beth Macauley: Be my guest.
Chris Macauley: Shit.
Beth Macauley: Oh... You feel better now?
Chris Macauley: Shit.
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Featured in Siskel & Ebert: Breakthrough Stars of 1991 (1991) See more »

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CAFE POLKA
Written by Michael Edwards and Frankie Yankovic (as Frank Yankovic)
Produced by Thomas Newman
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Excellent acting through and through
9 August 1999 | by (Northern California) – See all my reviews

Breadwinning husband and father dies and leaves wife and two sons nearly broke and homeless. Jessica Lange has never been better than here as Beth Macauly, a woman who is almost driven to insanity in the chaotic aftermath of her husbands death. Its not completely dark, though...there is quite a bit of humor as the family tries to adjust to the new environment and people that touch their lives. This film is one of the few model examples of all main characters performing the tasks they were assigned perfectly. Excellent acting through and through.


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