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Dinner at Fred's (1997)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy  |  2 October 1997 (USA)
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Richard leaves his corporate office for a weekend at the country house of his fiancee, who is a daughter of his boss. On the way there he is forced to accept offer of lodging from local ... See full summary »

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Richard
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Celia
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Fred
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Uncle Henrick
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Susan
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Young Richard
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Dennis
Patricia Gage ...
Aunt Bonnie
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Officer Mike
Leon Pownall ...
George Billings
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Gus
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Sarah Billings
Deborah Lobban ...
Mom
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Dad
Anthony Nicholas Antonacci ...
Young Billy (as Anthony Antonacci)
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Richard leaves his corporate office for a weekend at the country house of his fiancee, who is a daughter of his boss. On the way there he is forced to accept offer of lodging from local Fred and when he enters the house, the wacky family of Celia, her brother Dennis and their parents won't let him move on away from it. Family believes they are under the curse of the wild turkey, by which anyone who stays past midnight in the rural house is doomed to never leave. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG-13 for some sexuality, language and brief drug content | See all certifications »
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2 October 1997 (USA)  »

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Eine grauenvolle Familie  »

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Richard: What if he's up late catching a movie?
Fred: He doesn't watch TV!
Dennis: Not since he blew a hole in it with his shotgun.
[Richard reacts]
Fred: Don't worry. He was just mad at Phil Donahue about the episode where he wore a dress. Who didn't shoot their TV that day?
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Too fast to die
written and performed by Hermann Skibbe
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Great narrative and imaginative, film makes you feel good!
20 August 1999 | by (Hamburg, Germany) – See all my reviews

Who will ever forget Mrs. Posey after have seeing this film?

Those of YOU who still have dreams and are in the mood for a weird film with "Gilbert Grape" characters have to see this one. I saw the film in September 1997 on the Hamburg Film festival at the Abaton. There was an overwhelming applause from the so called "cool" Hamburg audience for this good entertainment.


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