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Father Hood (1993)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy  |  27 August 1993 (USA)
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A deadbeat dad kidnaps his kids from the bus. Based on the true life stories and experiences of Michael J. Hardy.


(as Darrell James Roodt)


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Jack Charles
Kelly Charles
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Andy (as Joshua Lucas)


A deadbeat dad kidnaps his kids from the bus. Based on the true life stories and experiences of Michael J. Hardy.

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He's America's most wanted...Dad!



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic material concerning children endangered by adults | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

27 August 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Desperado  »

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$3,418,141 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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Patrick Swayze's leading role in this film was inspired by true-life character Mike Hardy. See more »


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OK movie
11 July 2005 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This movie was OK with some flaws the movies about how a man is on the run from the police with his kids who have escaped from a foster home.This movie was better then i thought it would be but it still was a little bit crap and the film stars actors and actresses like Patrick Swayze,Halle Berry,Sabrina Lloyd,Michael Ironside and Brian Bonsall.The movie has an OK plot but at times it got a little bit stupid and Patrick Swayze and Halle berry both done a good job at acting in this movie and if u liked Halle berry in this movie u should see her in the movies monsters ball and x-men 2.Over all this film was OK and my rating is 5 and a half out of 10.

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