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Meeting Daddy -- Meeting Daddy is an energetic blend of comedy, poignant family story, raunchy slapstick and simmering love story.  Peter, a New York City writer, joins his girlfriend and her family for a weekend while she gets her ailing dad settled in with a caregiver.  In Lloyd Bridges' final film, he is delightfully cantankerous.  His children rush to his seemingly helpless side, only to be cleverly manipulated and tricked by an old man who still has a zest for life.


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  (in credits order)

Lloyd Bridges ... Mr. Branson

Josh Charles ... Peter Silverblatt

Alexandra Wentworth ... Melanie Branson

Beau Bridges ... Larry Branson

Walter Olkewicz ... Dink Branson

Kristy Swanson ... Laurel Lee

Edie McClurg ... Dot
Cindy Bridges ... Becky Sue Branson (as Lucinda Bridges-Cunningham)
Christopher T. Gray ... Taxi Driver
Don Perry ... Mr. Sulak
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Laura Cayouette ... Happy Ending Girl (uncredited)

Directed by
Peter Gould 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Peter Gould 

Produced by
Todd Hoffman .... producer
Jon Kuyper .... line producer
Linda Phillips-Palo .... associate producer
Matt Salinger .... producer
Michael Sayles .... executive producer
Bob Willis .... executive producer
Original Music by
Adam Fields 
Cinematography by
Michael Mayers 
Film Editing by
Samuel Craven 
Production Design by
Aaron Osborne 
Art Direction by
Erin Cochran 
Set Decoration by
Chris Davis 
Costume Design by
Susan Matheson 
Production Management
Jon Kuyper .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
William Paul Clark .... first assistant director
Erin K. O'Brien .... second second assistant director
Pilar Savone .... second assistant director
Art Department
Teresa Bruckbauer .... assistant set decorator
Larry Justice .... set dresser
Angela O'Neill .... property master
Sound Department
Gary Coppola .... re-recording mixer
Rickley W. Dumm .... first assistant sound editor
Nick Neutra .... foley mixer
Drew Webster .... sound recordist
Special Effects by
John Deall .... puppeteer
John Deall .... special effects designer
Don Ruffin .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
James 'Otis' Mayfield .... film loader
Vince Palomino .... key grip
Sean Peacock .... electrician
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Hilary Lawson .... set costumer
Beth Rogers .... costume supervisor
Editorial Department
Laura M. Grody .... assistant editor
Music Department
David Bondelevitch .... music editor
Other crew
Mark Bruno .... production assistant
Luis Flores .... craft service
Jeffrey D. Press .... assistant accountant
Joel Quizon .... assistant production coordinator
Tim Talbott .... production coordinator
Scott Willmann .... production accountant

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Rated R for sexual content
96 min
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This was Lloyd Bridges' final film before his death on March 10, 1998 at the age of 85. The film was released more than two years after he died.See more »
Mr. Branson:Now I know why they call them Pop Yums. Yum!See more »


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Save your time and money, 23 February 2002
Author: Jenn S

Found this sleeper of a movie in the $1.99 bargain bin at Blockbuster and it was still not worth it. This poor attempt to mimic the gross-out humor of the Farrelly brothers falls beyond short. The plot is slow-moving, the characters are flat, and the comedy predictable. Alexandra Wentworth is way too old to play the girlfriend and her acting is just as amateur as when she was on In Living Color. Josh Charles does his best playing the more believable conservative boyfriend, but again the age difference is so obvious. Josh looks more like her son than her boyfriend. Lloyd Bridges performance is top notch and it's a shame that this was his final film, not just because he was an excellent actor but because this movie sucks big time!

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