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Father Hood (1993)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 27 August 1993 (USA)
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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Jerry
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Lazzaro
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Celeste
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Skinny Guy
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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.

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

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$3,418,141 (USA)
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The film features one Oscar winner - Halle Berry who won the Best Actress Academy Award for Monster's Ball (2001) - and one Oscar nominee - Diane Ladd - nominated three times for the Best Actress in a Supporting Role Academy Award - for Rambling Rose (1991), Wild at Heart (1990), and Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974). See more »

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Referenced in Dog the Bounty Hunter: Father-Hood (2006) See more »

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4 January 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

his movie was great. I was 9 years old when this movie first came out. I can't tell you how many times I watched it. I have always loved it (and not just because Patrick Swayze is in it).

I love the plot and it is typical 90's style. To judge this movie by modern standards would be horrible. It's sweet. It really makes you think too (I can say that having worked for under aged victims of the state before).

In all, the movie is great, and I mean for all ages. Take it for what it is and not what you want it to be. I think it would be a great idea for a remake, but keeping to the original theme and plot as close as possible.


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