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Folks! (1992)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama | 1 May 1992 (USA)
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A slightly self absorbed yuppie takes in his parents including his senile father, after their home burns down. But his personal and professional life fall apart soon after.

Director:

Ted Kotcheff

Writer:

Robert Klane
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Selleck ... Jon Aldrich
Don Ameche ... Harry Aldrich
Anne Jackson ... Mildred Aldrich
Christine Ebersole ... Arlene Aldrich
Wendy Crewson ... Audrey Aldrich
Michael Murphy ... Ed
Robert Pastorelli ... Fred
Kevin Chevalia ... Kevin (as Kevin Timothy Chevalia)
Maggie Murphy Maggie Murphy ... Maggie (as Margaret Murphy)
Joseph Wayne Miller Joseph Wayne Miller ... Jerry (as Joseph Miller)
T.J. Parish T.J. Parish ... Steve
J. Patrick McCormack J. Patrick McCormack ... Howard (as John McCormack)
Peter Burns Peter Burns ... Another Trader
Jon Favreau ... Chicago Taxi Driver
Jackye Roberts Jackye Roberts ... Gail
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Jon has it all, great job, beautiful wife and kids, and a dream house. But when his father, who is a little senile, burns his house trailer down while his mother is in the hospital, Jon brings his parents to live with him. Soon his wife goes home to mother, he's fired for suspicion of insider trading, his sister and her unruly kids get booted out by her boyfriend, and moves in, he's about to be evicted, and his assets are frozen. How could things get any worse? Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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Jon Aldrich is about to come face to face with the most terrifying force known to man... His parents.

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Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for language and sensuality | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The name of the medical condition that Harry Aldrich (Don Ameche) had was Alzheimer's Disease. See more »

Goofs

Boat in the background when Jon is standing in front of a window at his sister's place. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Harry: I'm happy.
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Gravel Road
Performed by Magic Slim and the Teardrops
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Just leave your brain at the door and have a good laugh
21 October 2001 | by dtucker86See all my reviews

This was one of Don Ameche's last films and he gives a great performance. This man was truly one of Hollywood's "greats" and I am so happy that he was finally recognized with that Oscar for Cocoon after such a long spell of being forgotten. I had a lot of guilty laughs watching this film. Some people might say that it is in poor taste because his character suffers from Alzhiemers (in the film they call it senile dementia). Just leave your brain at the beginning of the film and have a good time. Tom Selleck obviously went through a lot of pain making this film (ha ha). You should have a few guilty laughs at this as well. Wendy Crewson is wonderful as his understanding wife. This film may be the intellectual equivalent of a MacDonald's cheeseburger, but just watch it and have a good laugh!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 May 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Folks See more »

Filming Locations:

Boca Raton, Florida, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,177,518, 3 May 1992

Gross USA:

$6,132,924

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$6,132,924
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Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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