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Houseguest (1995)

PG | | Comedy | 6 January 1995 (USA)
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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They were just your average, uptight suburban family until Kevin Franklin stepped into the picture. 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)

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$26,325,256 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The McDonald's that Kevin Franklin is seen visiting in Sewickley was an empty storefront. The small town of Sewickley, in which most of this movie was filmed, does not have a McDonald's, so they built a complete functional McDonalds that was open for business during the shoot and then was closed and dismantled. See more »

Goofs

When Kevin/Derek and Dr. Timmerman examine Mr. Pike's dental XRay, you can clearly see that the XRay is that of a female patient with two earrings visible. See more »

Quotes

[after stumbling on Jason's skateboard]
Gary Young: Jason, how many times have I told you to pick that damn thing up? A lot, I think. Probably several, maybe.
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Crazy Credits

Sinbad and Phil Hartman sing several food-themed parodies over the credits with music and a chorus in the background. Phil Hartman uses the name "Sinbad" during these songs instead of either of the character's names from the movie. See more »

Connections

Features Blazing Saddles (1974) See more »

Soundtracks

Tap the Bottle
Written by Terminator X, Kamron Firstborn Flex, Shorty
Performed by Young Black Teenagers
Courtesy of MCA Records
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Houseguest - Sinbad - Phil Hartman
10 March 2015 | by (Atlanta, Georgia) – See all my reviews

I first saw this in the theatre I was 16 years old and actually liked the movie a lot against a lot of public ratings that were low for this one. I thought Sinbad and Phil worked well together to deliver funny punchlines and anything these guys on to ME is GREATNESS. the plot sucked as most comedies plots suck which I rate as 10 star effort. Serious Comedies do not deserve plots so fine work there. The cast was acting pretty cliché and everyone on the movie was cool and fun during the delivery of the film. Whoever gave this low scores is someone who does NOT like the genre much and does not like goofy or corny stuff. I do so this 1 gets a 10 all day. 1 of the top 100 Comedies all time to me with The 3 Amigos in my top 10.


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