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The Family Tree (2011)

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A mother and wife stricken with memory loss allows a dysfunctional family a second chance at harmony and happiness.

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Bobby Overmier
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Simon Krebs
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T-Boy (as Shad Moss a/k/a Bow Wow)
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The Burnetts are dysfunctional. Jack and Bunnie barely speak, he fantasizes about women at work, she's having an affair with a neighbor and possibly others. Daughter Kelly is foul-mouthed; their son Eric is a militant Christian and an excellent shot. Bunnie's rich mom tries to control things. While a dead peeping Tom hangs undiscovered in a tree outside their bedroom window, Bunnie sustains a head injury and wakes up unable to remember anything after the first days of their marriage. Her newlywed sweetness infuses the family as Jack sorts through issues at work, Eric discovers flaws in his Christian posse, and Kelly makes friends with a lesbian classmate. Can this change of personality last? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Rated R for sexual content, pervasive language, drug use and some violence | See all certifications »

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26 August 2011 (USA)  »

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Driving Lessons  »

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$3,658, 28 August 2011, Limited Release

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$3,658, 28 August 2011
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Toward the beginning when Eric and Rev. Diggs are shooting together at the range the cross on Eric's hat turns sideways as he pulls his ear-guards off and then in the next shot it is right side up even though he never touched it. See more »

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Written by Kari Kimmel, Joe Corcoran and Fiona Brawley
Performed by Kari Kimmel
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A very funny dark comedy about a very dysfunctional family that will make yours seem normal. Very much worth watching. I say B
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"I bet we're the first family ever to be fired by their therapist" After the mother (Davis) of a severely dysfunctional family has an accident and hits her head she wakes up with memory loss. She learns what she was like and what her family life was like and the entire family gets a chance to change. This is very very funny dark comedy. By very dark I mean it opens with someone accidentally hanging himself spying on the mother in bed. From there it gets darker and more and more strange. For those that like edgy humor seen in "Death To Smoochy" or newer movies like "Peep World" and "Super" then this one is for you. If you are easily offended I would stay away from this one. I however thought it was very funny. The only problem was that it got a little repetitive toward the end. Overall, a very funny movie that is not for everyone. I give it a B.

*Also try - Peep World


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