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Folks! (1992)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama | 1 May 1992 (USA)
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A slightly self absorbed yuppie takes in his parents including his senile father, after their home burns down. But his personal and professional life fall apart soon after.

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Jon has it all, great job, beautiful wife and kids, and a dream house. But when his father, who is a little senile, burns his house trailer down while his mother is in the hospital, Jon brings his parents to live with him. Soon his wife goes home to mother, he's fired for suspicion of insider trading, his sister and her unruly kids get booted out by her boyfriend, and moves in, he's about to be evicted, and his assets are frozen. How could things get any worse? Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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Jon Aldrich is about to come face to face with the most terrifying force known to man... His parents.

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated PG-13 for language and sensuality | See all certifications »

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1 May 1992 (USA)  »

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$6,132,924
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Trivia

Penultimate theatrical feature film of actor Don Ameche whose final cinema movie would be Corrina, Corrina (1994). See more »

Goofs

Boat in the background when Jon is standing in front of a window at his sister's place. See more »

Quotes

Jon: I'm perfect if anybody wants a one-balled, deaf, blind, unemployed vagrant with a limp.
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References Cocoon (1985) See more »

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Gravel Road
Performed by Magic Slim and the Teardrops
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5 October 2003 | by See all my reviews

I love this movie. It is a non stop laufgh. I first saw this movie when I was at someones house and have rented it many time. I now own it and still laufgh every time I see it. A great movie for anyone looking for a good comedy.


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