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Relative Strangers (2006)

PG-13 | | Comedy | May 2006 (USA)
On a mission to locate his biological parents, a tightly wound professional (Livingston) is befuddled to find that the couple who conceived him aren't exactly upper-class.

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Frank Menure
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Agnes Menure
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Dr. Richard Clayton
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Ellen Minnola
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Angela Minnola
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Mitch Clayton
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Doug Clayton
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Arleen Clayton
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Jeffry Morton
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Ken Hyman
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Spicer
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Holly Davis
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Mr. Manoire
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Mrs. Manoire
Pete Schwaba ...
Meat Delivery Man
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On a mission to locate his biological parents, a tightly wound professional (Livingston) is befuddled to find that the couple who conceived him aren't exactly upper-class.

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You can't pick your parents.

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Rated PG-13 for sex-related humor and language | See all certifications »

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Extraña familia  »

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Trivia

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger greeted his Twins (1988) costar Danny DeVito on a location set to congratulate him on his efforts to produce the film in California, rather than succumb to the tax lures and lower labor costs offered by other states. DeVito acknowledged that he had to persuade the film's cast and crew to take pay cuts in order to offset the lower production costs that other states offered. They're "working for much less than they normally work for". See more »

Goofs

When Richard is searching on Google for Peekaboo Carnival, he searches for 'carnival peekaboo.' In the next shot, which shows the search results, his search reads 'peekaboo carnival' instead. See more »

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Agnes Menure: That's an old joke!
Frank Menure: So's your face!
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Crazy Credits

When the credits end completely, the last thing we see is Frank's parents as babies. See more »

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References The Seven Year Itch (1955) See more »

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On the Sunny Side of the Street
Written by Dorothy Fields and Jimmy McHugh
Performed by Jack Sheldon
Published by Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., Inc. (ASCAP) / EMI Music Publishing (ASCAP)
Produced and Arranged by Steve Edwards
Executive Producer Ashley Miller
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Not a bad movie
24 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Why are the others who have reviewed this movie critically blaming the actors? It's a top notch cast. Honestly, whoever produced and edited this movie is to blame if it's not more popular. Obviously the actors must have seen something good in the script for all of them to accept their parts they played. To me, this movie was not a disappointment as others have commented. It's silly, yes. Goofy, yeah. To me, if it was produced a bit better, and the editing done a bit better I would have definitely given it at least a 7 out of 10. I watched this movie mostly because I just adore Ron Livingston. Even playing a straight-man character he's very funny. I hope this gets released in the U.S. at least on DVD because with it's cast it is well worth the watch.


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