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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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$10,500,000 (estimated)

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$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

Kevin tucks a carton of eggs under his arm, then goes to the fridge and gets a soda - then in the next shot, the carton of eggs has vanished from under his arm. See more »

Quotes

Kevin: That looks good. Can I try some?
Gary Young: Sure. Go ahead.
[Kevin tries the dip and reacts in disgust]
Kevin: Oh! What is that?
Rosie the Caterer: Puree of parsnip and crook-neck squash.
Kevin: I thought it was nacho cheese.
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References Jaws (1975) See more »

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Feel the Pain
Written by J. Mascis (as J Mascis)
Performed by Dinosaur Jr. (as Dinosaur, Jr.)
Courtesy of Warner Music U.K. Ltd./Sire Records
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Hey, Kevin Franklin, in da house!
17 November 2004 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

Houseguest.

One of Sinbad's funniest movies and Phil Hartman's funniest movies. Sinbad plays a 35-year old, never want go get a job, con man, who is in to the mob for $50,000 dollars. After trying to escape from the con man, he impersonates a dentist and that's when the fun begins.

Right off the back, Sinbad brings the laughs. All of of lines about the great white shark biting his friends head off and the GFH off of his suit jacket.

This is a wonderful movie and I would recommend it to anyone, because Sinbad is a comedian that doesn't need profanity to be funny.

Funny 10/10!


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