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Houseguest (1995)

 -  Comedy  -  6 January 1995 (USA)
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In hot water with the mob over an unpaid debt, a con man poses as a family friend in an affluent Pennsylvania suburb.

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Storyline

Kevin Franklin is a con man whose mouth is bigger than him, but it doesn't help him much when he's in with the mob for $50,000. Trying to avoid a gambling addict boss, and his two stupid henchmen, Kevin poses as a childhood friend to Gary Young, a workaholic father whose own life is in turmoil in an affluent Pennsylvania suburb. Written by MonkeyKingMA

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He came. He ate. He stayed. See more »

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Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for language, double entendre humor and some comic violence | See all certifications »
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6 January 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Convidado à Força  »

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Budget:

$10,500,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$26,325,256 (USA)
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Trivia

John Candy was apparently considered to be the top choice to play the character Kevin Franklin but died before filming began. See more »

Goofs

When Kevin's friend shows up with a box for him, the eyepiece on his forehead changes position between shots. See more »

Quotes

Kevin: If you drive away, I'll be standing here pointing!
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Connections

References Shaft (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Ha Ha in the House
Written by Mike Watts, Randall Miller, Jody Savin
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Great for family entertainment
13 November 2011 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

I remember that we had this movie on VHS and that I really liked watching it when I was younger. I remember it being very entertaining at the time.

Sinbad stars as a con artist who is trying to hide from some mobsters. In an airport he gets mistakenly befriended by a geek lawyer who thinks he's a long lost childhood friend. He becomes a house guest and makes himself comfortable in the lawyer's home and really gets to know his family and neighbors.

This movie is very funny and well suited to watch with your family, I know I loved to watch it back then.


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