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Family Weekend (2013)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  29 March 2013 (USA)
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A 16-year-old girl takes her parents hostage after they miss her big jump-roping competition.

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A 16-year-old girl takes her parents hostage after they miss her big jump-roping competition.

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If a family doesn't stick together, sometimes you have to use a little tape.

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Rated R for some sexual content and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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The announcer who started the jumpers for both competitions was Alan Roach, who has been the stadium announcer for the past several Superbowl games and many of baseball's All-Star Games. See more »

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References Taxi Driver (1976) See more »

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Lost and Found
Written by Katie Herzig and Cason Cooley
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a sweet, if odd movie
9 October 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a oddity of a sweet family movie. Yes it's rated R for some suggestive language and of course, kidnapping, and mild drug use. 16-year old Emily holds her parents capture at home the weekend of her state jumping finals because she wants them to remember how they used to be a loving family. The moral is clear and she makes her point. I would watch this with a family (kids age 12+). Kristen Chenowith, Matthew Modine co-star, but it's really the kids who shine here, most notably the star, Oleysa Rulin, and actors who portray her siblings: Joey King, Robbie Tucker, and Eddie Hassle It's a sweet and strange movie.


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