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Fathers & Sons (1992)

A beach runner and bookworm (Goldblum) has difficulty communicating with his son. He meets a psychic on a pier at the beach and soon his world turns topsy-turvy with a serial killer coming ... See full summary »

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Lisa
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Venell
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Doogy
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Shore Killer
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Chris
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A beach runner and bookworm (Goldblum) has difficulty communicating with his son. He meets a psychic on a pier at the beach and soon his world turns topsy-turvy with a serial killer coming between him and his son. The ensuing E.S.P. experiences and danger bond father and son. Written by Anonymous

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A serial killer. A prophet of death. And one family caught between them.

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Rated R for sensuality, drug content and language, and for some violence | See all certifications »
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The name of the red cover book mysteriously delivered to Max's bookstore is Cats and Dogs. Jeff Goldblum would later star in Cats & Dogs (2001). See more »

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In one scene, where Goldblum's character is talking to Arquette's character in front of her cabin, you can see the mic several times. See more »

Quotes

Miss Athena: What are you running from?
Max: Nothing. Makes me feel good.
Miss Athena: Good.
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Chew The Chew
Written by Don Fleming
Performed by Gumball
Produced by Jim Dunbar
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A very disappointing movie indeed:(
26 September 2003 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

With Jeff Goldblum being the star I thought this was going to be a dark murder mystery but I was very disappointed with this movie. I don't know if the movie tried to be a moral movie about don't do drugs, talk to your parents if you have something bad on your mind, or a murder mystery? Why was other top notch actors such as Samuel L. Jackson, John C. McGinley, and Famke Janssen used in the film? McGinley was uncredited and I don't know why? What was really the purpose of having Rosanna Arquette as the psychic? All four had such short roles in the film. Through out the beginning is all there was the big talk about the chew and didn't find out what the chew is until the middle. I really don't know what I watched. Jeff Goldblum performed very well. If you must watch this movie prepare for a hundred minute boring fest! If you are not sure about renting the film or not don't let the box fool you! Avoid it no matter what you do! Though if you want to see another Goldblum movie however watch the superior Mister Frost!


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