Relative Strangers (2006)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy  |  May 2006 (USA)
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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Frank Menure
Agnes Menure
Dr. Richard Clayton
Ellen Minnola
Angela Minnola
Mitch Clayton
Doug Clayton
Arleen Clayton
Jeffry Morton
Ken Hyman
Holly Davis
Mr. Manoire
Mrs. Manoire
Pete Schwaba ...
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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.



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

May 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Extraña familia  »

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Did You Know?


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 »


When Frank And Agnes are sunbathing in the yard, in the first shot Frank is barefoot. In the next shot, he has his sandals on with no time in between to have put them on. See more »


Agnes Menure: He tried a twelve step program but he got so drunk he fell down the steps!
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Crazy Credits

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


References WWE Smackdown! (1999) See more »


Wedding March
from A Midsummer Night's Dream
Composed by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
Published by Cypress Creek Music (ASCAP)
Courtesy of 5 Alarm Music
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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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