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Just Like Dad (1995)

TV Movie  |  PG  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Family  |  4 November 1996 (USA)
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Charlie is constantly bullied at school and decides to invite a weightlifter to pose as his father at the father/son picnic. The lie spirals out of control and Charlie ends up the target of a kidnapping due to the weightlifter'a troubled past.

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Charlie is constantly bullied at school and decides to invite a weightlifter to pose as his father at the father/son picnic. The lie spirals out of control and Charlie ends up the target of a kidnapping due to the weightlifter'a troubled past.

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Pretty Darn Sweet!
19 September 1999 | by (California, United States) – See all my reviews

A family movie, with some absolutely charming moments when Jarrett Lennon, the best friend, warmly teaches his pal how to survive, despite their obvious nerdy-ness. Jarrett's one of those "secret" young actors who plays it for real, which is always a pleasure to watch. Also really terrific performances are those of Laura Innes and Wallace Shawn, as well as Nick Cassavetes (now a director).


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