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Daddy's Dyin'... Who's Got the Will? (1990)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 4 May 1990 (USA)
Bickering siblings are reunited at their Texas home as their father lies on his deathbed.

Director:

Jack Fisk

Writers:

Del Shores (play), Del Shores (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Beau Bridges ... Orville
Beverly D'Angelo ... Evalita
Tess Harper ... Sara Lee
Judge Reinhold ... Harmony
Amy Wright ... Lurlene
Patrika Darbo ... Marlene
Bert Remsen ... Daddy
Molly McClure ... Mama Wheelis
Keith Carradine ... Clarence
Newell Alexander ... Sid
Emily Bridges ... Little Evalita
Carolyn Brooks Carolyn Brooks ... Linnie Sue
Schuyler Fisk ... Little Sara Lee
Justin Smith ... Little Orville
Katherine A. Torn Katherine A. Torn ... Little Lurlene
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Storyline

Bickering siblings are reunited at their Texas home as their father lies on his deathbed.

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Buford Turnover is going to heaven...his family is going through hell.

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 May 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Caccia al testamento See more »

Filming Locations:

Ponder, Texas, USA See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$1,373,728
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Majority of the movie filmed on historic Cole Ranch just outside of Denton. See more »

Goofs

Evalita's silver belt continuously appears and disappears while she's singing "Daddy You Can't Blame Me." See more »

Quotes

Mama Wheelis: [about Orville and Evalita getting stuck under an outhouse as children] I never vomited so hard in all my life. There I was hosin' ya down, the two of ya buck nekkid and covered in doo doo from head to toe.
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Soundtracks

Harder Than Your Husband
Written by Frank Zappa
Performed by Beverly D'Angelo
Published worldwide by Munchkin Music (ASCAP)
Lyrics changed by permission
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I love this movie.
24 November 2001 | by walker_eveSee all my reviews

It's not action and it's not thrilling. It's perfect for those who bicker with their family and/or those that are nosy about what goes on in other families. A great afternoon movie that you can watch again and again and never grow tired. Great intro and ending song by Beverly. Beautiful song that fits the family's and our lives quite well.


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