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Man of the House (1995)

 -  Comedy  -  3 March 1995 (USA)
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Ben Archer is not happy. His mother, Sandy, has just met a man, and it looks like things are pretty serious. Driven by a fear of abandonment, Ben tries anything and everything to ruin the "... See full summary »

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Jack Sturgess (Squatting Dog)
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Sandy Archer
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Chet Bronski (Chief Running Horse)
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Lloyd Small (Silent Thunder)
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Red Sweeney (Silver Fox)
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Joey Renda, Frank's Son
Richard Foronjy ...
Murray, Renda Goon
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Tony, Renda Goon
Chief Leonard George ...
Leonard Red Crow
George Greif ...
Frank James Renda
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Bob Younger, Jack's Boss
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Hank Sweeney (as Chris Miranda)
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Ben Archer is not happy. His mother, Sandy, has just met a man, and it looks like things are pretty serious. Driven by a fear of abandonment, Ben tries anything and everything to ruin the "love bubble" which surrounds his mom. However, after Ben and Jack's experiences in the Indian Guides, the two become much closer. Written by Adam Burstein <burs7211@cs.nyu.edu>

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Jack wants to marry Ben's mother. But there are strings attached.

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$40,070,995 (USA)
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Ben Archer (Jonathan Taylor Thomas) can be seen sitting under a tree reading a comic book based on The Lion King (1994), which also starred Thomas. See more »

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At the end of the movie, during the wedding. As Jack is asking Ben for the rings, Ben kids around and pretends to have lost them. If you look at the ring finger of Jack's left hand, he is clearly already wearing his wedding ring. See more »

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Chet Bronski: Well, we're all part of the same tribe.
Jack Sturgess: Right, the Minotauk.
Chet Bronski: No, I'm referring to the emotionally-constipated American male over 40.
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Hit The Road Jack
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If you haven't seen this movie, you should!
5 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is the best movie to watch is you are feeling down. The Man of the House is just so funny, I could watch this movie over and over, and never get tired of watching it. Even now, just writing about it, makes me smile. You have to watch this movie if you haven't seen it yet! Just for fun, if you have seen, watch it again! I relate to J.T.T. in this movie, I have done some pretty mean things to my step-dad, but never anything like making him join an Indian Guide club. The actors in this movie, just crack me up. Also, the songs picked out for this movie just fit so perfectly. I love all the songs on this movie! The parts with music playing, just makes the movie even funnier some how! All I have left to say is, I love this movie! It is great!


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