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Donny
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This is a story about the breakup of the family. In particular, it focuses on the lifestyle of three divorced men. The film is presented from their perspective and it reveals their relationship with their children, ex-wives, girl friends, male friendships, and their identities as divorced men. In addition to dealing with divorce, the film touches on spousal loss and young adult homelessness. The film can be considered a social commentary that is both comical and emotional. Written by Joel Schesser <joelsd@aol.com>

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Donny, Dave and Vic are best friends. They have everything in common ... ex-wives, new girlfriends, and the kids for the weekend.

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Rated PG-13 for brief language and sensuality | See all certifications »

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17 March 1995 (USA)  »

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Au revoir mon amour  »

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$12,100,000 (USA)
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Ed Flanders' final project. See more »

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[Standing next to a Porsche]
Dave: I appreciate beautiful things.
Heidi: Beautiful fast things.
Dave: Beautiful fast German things... Heidi, right?
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References The Silence of the Lambs (1991) See more »

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I Will
Performed by Ben Taylor
Written by John Lennon / Paul McCartney
Produced by Frank Filipetti and James Taylor
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Underrated THIS MOVIE IS A GEM!
19 September 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I loved this movie from the start and I still love it.Fifty times no make that 100 times beter than "Parenthood" it had good actors that matched their character's personalities to me.I'm a huge fan of Mathew Modine but the two best actors were Randy Quaid and Janeane Garofalo.Both were adorable and funny.All the kids were good too and kudos to Paul Rieser for a heartwarming performance with screen daughter Eliza Dushku.One bad thing-the pairing of the best friend with his buddy's ex-wife.Bull! They didn't have to go there.I bought this movie and I can watch it everyday.Funny,sweet, and I'm sure all families of divorce wish it was as easy as the movie made it.

9/10 stars


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