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Morgan Stewart's Coming Home (1987)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 20 February 1987 (USA)
A free-spirited teenager attempts to get back in touch with his overly conservative parents after returning home from years away at a boarding school.

Directors:

Paul Aaron (as Alan Smithee), Terry Winsor (as Alan Smithee)

Writers:

Ken Hixon (screenplay), David N. Titcher (screenplay) (as David Titcher) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jon Cryer ... Morgan Stewart
JD Cullum ... Garrett (as John David Cullum)
Robert Sedgwick ... Craighton
Waweru Njenga Waweru Njenga ... Akhmed
Sudhir Rad Sudhir Rad ... Mahatma
Alan Beck Alan Beck ... Frank
Brendan O'Meara Brendan O'Meara ... Thompson
Lynn Redgrave ... Nancy Stewart
Saveliy Kramarov ... Ivan
Leeza Vinnichenko Leeza Vinnichenko ... Proskovia
Glenn R. Wilder ... Chauffer (as Glenn Wilder)
Nicholas Pryor ... Tom Stewart
Paul Gleason ... Jay Le Soto
Gary Wheeler ... Reporter
Will Huston Will Huston ... Cocktail Party Guest (as William Edwards)
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Storyline

After seven years in boarding school, Morgan Stewart is finally coming home. He discovers it's not the same happy home it used to be, so he decides to reform his social climbing, politically inclined parents and things get a little out of control. Written by Anonymous

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He was just Ducky in "Pretty in Pink". Now he's crazy rich...and it's all his parents' fault.

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 February 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Home Front See more »

Filming Locations:

Charlottesville, Virginia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$2,136,381
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The original director was Terry Winsor who had only one film to his credit, Party Party (1983). He was replaced by Paul Aaron who was so unhappy with the final film that he asked for the Alan Smithee credit. See more »

Goofs

When Morgan asks Emily on a date he agrees to pick her up, yet she never gives him her home address. She doesn't give him her phone number until later in the movie when she writes it on his hand, so he couldn't have called her to get the address before the first date. See more »

Quotes

Morgan Stewart: Look, Doc, okay? I'm gonna level with ya. Okay, I have been doing drugs.
Dr. Cabot: I understand. I'm glad you told me, Morgan. For your sake I'm glad. Now, exactly what kind of drugs?
Morgan Stewart: I've been free-basing Clearasil.
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Connections

References Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom (1963) See more »

Soundtracks

The Murder
from the Psycho II (1983) Soundtrack
Composed and Performed by Bernard Herrmann
Courtesy of MCA Records, Inc.
© 1960 Ensign Music Corporation
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Great Jon Cryer movie!
30 September 2000 | by elspethmSee all my reviews

I personally love "Morgan Stewart's Coming Home". Perhaps it's the scenes of Washington, D.C. (my hometown), perhaps it's that I've always had a crush on Jon Cryer. In any case, I think this is a great movie. Viveka Davis is in her best role since "Student Exchange". Jon Cryer is in rare form. If you loved him in "Pretty in Pink" you'll also enjoy him in this movie.


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