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Made in America (1993)

 -  Comedy  -  28 May 1993 (USA)
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A young black woman discovers that her father was a sperm donor, and if that weren't bad enough, he's white.

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Sarah Mathews
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Zora Mathews
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Jose
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Alberta
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Diego
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A young black woman discovers that her father was a sperm donor, and if that weren't bad enough, he's white.

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At the sperm-bank she asked for a tall, intelligent, black man. One out of three ain't bad.

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Comedy

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Rated PG-13 for sexual situations and language | See all certifications »
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28 May 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Feita por Encomenda  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£823,233 (UK) (13 August 1993)

Gross:

£5,012,291 (UK) (15 October 1993)
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Trivia

Mel Stewart's final film. See more »

Goofs

Placement of fruit in bowl during the love scene. The fruit is kicked out by Sarah's foot, then is neatly back in place moments later. See more »

Quotes

Hal Jackson: Yeah, I read black literature. Wilt Chamberlain book. Changed my life.
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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Bob Saget/TLC (1995) See more »

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Voromby
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A must see
30 December 2004 | by (Japan) – See all my reviews

This was so funny. It was fabulous. You laugh straight through, except for the part in every movie when the going gets tough. Really, Whoopi is a crazy-in-traffic mother with an attitude. After her husbands death she went to a sperm bank. But oh, how could this happen, they mix it up. She asked for a tall, intelligent black man. Now she's clashed together with "Hal" ('s your pal), the actual sperm donor. But he's not black and he's a car salesman. He is tall, and we withhold judgment on the intelligence scale. The only match is their traffic skills (or lack thereof, depending on how you look at it) and their sensible daughter. Her pal, T-cake (Will Smith), is a gem. You should watch the movie just to see him swing his butt pretending to be an angry girl.


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