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Home Fries (1998)

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Pregnant Sally unknowingly falls for the stepson of the deceased father of her baby and has to deal with his homicidal family.

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Storyline

Hamburger joint waitress Sally Jackson is pregnant. When Beatrice, the wife of the father, finds out about his infidelity, she sends her sons from a previous marriage, military pilots Angus and Dorian Montier, to scare the living daylights out of him. Their gunship does such a good job, without hitting him, that he dies from a heart attack. Worrying about radio interference that night, they investigate who might have heard too much within the fairly empty reception perimeter, and soon discover only Sally could, still ignorant about her affair with his step-dad Henry. Dorian takes a job there to be sure, but soon falls for her himself, while mother-obsessed moron Angus would do anything to anyone for her honor... Written by KGF Vissers

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Rated PG-13 for thematic elements and some sexual humor | See all certifications »

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25 November 1998 (USA)  »

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Relações Perversas  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,784,023 (USA) (27 November 1998)

Gross:

$10,443,316 (USA) (22 January 1999)
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Trivia

Robin Williams was originally going to play Red Jackson, but dropped out shortly before filming began. See more »

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Position of Sally and Dorian's faces while they're kissing in the helicopter. See more »

Quotes

[Instructing Sally to give birth]
Childbirth Instructor: You didn't get pregnant with your legs closed!
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Macarena
Written by Antonio Romero, Rafael Ruiz, Carlos De Yarza (as Carlos Alberto de Yarza) and Mike Triay
Performed by Los del Río
Courtesy of BMG Ariola, S.A.
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An interesting, unique movie with entertaining ideas.
5 January 1999 | by (Toronto, Ontario) – See all my reviews

I had gone to see this movie because I really enjoy Drew Barrymore's acting. I ended up liking more than just Drew's part though. I thought it was a unique movie with just the right amount of humour - keeping it far from slapstick, but generated a light atmosphere that kept everyone level with the innocence of it all. I'd definitely recommend this movie to anyone with an open mind and a sense of humour.


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