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Man of the House (1995)

PG | | Comedy, Family | 3 March 1995 (USA)
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)
David Shiner ...
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
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Frank James Renda
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Christopher Miranda ...
Hank Sweeney (as Chris Miranda)
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Storyline

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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Comedy | Family

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Rated PG for mild thematic elements | See all certifications »

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Man 2 Man  »

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$40,070,995 (USA)
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Trivia

The bumbling, kite-flying man Sandy dates in the beginning of the film is Farrah Fawcett's real life ex, Ryan O'Neal in an unbilled cameo. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Ben Archer: [as the bad guys are trying to figure out the best way to kill Ben and Jack] If you were really clever, you'd wrap us in wet rawhide, and when it dried it would shrink and squeeze organs through our orifices like a tube of toothpaste.
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No bees were harmed during the making of this film. All bee action was supervised by Dr. Norman E. Gary, entomologist. See more »

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Referenced in EastEnders: Episode dated 25 November 1996 (1996) See more »

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Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)
Written by Robert Clivillés and Freedom Williams (as Frederick Williams)
Performed by C.C. Music Factory (as C&C Music Factory)
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Simple, moralistic, but well transferred into images
21 February 1999 | by (Rochester, NY, USA) – See all my reviews

The pictures in this movie are clear, the characters are well stated, so the things that must be wrong is the script. But I guess it's ok to watch if you've nothing else to do at all...


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