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Father Hood (1993)

Adventures of a deadbeat dad who kidnaps his kids from the bus. Based on the true life stories and experiences of Michael J. Hardy.

Director:

Darrell Roodt (as Darrell James Roodt)

Writer:

Scott Spencer
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Patrick Swayze ... Jack Charles
Halle Berry ... Kathleen Mercer
Sabrina Lloyd ... Kelly Charles
Brian Bonsall ... Eddie Charles
Michael Ironside ... Jerry
Diane Ladd ... Rita
Bob Gunton ... Lazzaro
Adrienne Barbeau ... Celeste
Georgann Johnson ... Judge
Marvin J. McIntyre ... Skinny Guy
William Bumiller ... Travis
Vanessa Marquez ... Delores
Martha Velez Martha Velez ... Mrs. Carter (as Martha Velez-Johnson)
Ray DeMattis Ray DeMattis ... Lawyer
Josh Lucas ... Andy (as Joshua Lucas)
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Adventures of a deadbeat dad who kidnaps his kids from the bus. Based on the true life stories and experiences of Michael J. Hardy.

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He's America's most wanted...Dad! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic material concerning children endangered by adults | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 August 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Honor Among Thieves See more »

Filming Locations:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,286,806, 29 August 1993

Gross USA:

$3,418,141

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,418,141
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Sound Mix:

Dolby | Dolby SR

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The name on the customized license plate of the red Texas truck which featured antlers on its front bull-bar read "HORNY". The make and model was a 1963 Dodge D-100 pickup truck. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Dog the Bounty Hunter: Father-Hood (2006) See more »

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Loved it
4 January 2010 | by mrs-renee-jonesSee all my reviews

his movie was great. I was 9 years old when this movie first came out. I can't tell you how many times I watched it. I have always loved it (and not just because Patrick Swayze is in it).

I love the plot and it is typical 90's style. To judge this movie by modern standards would be horrible. It's sweet. It really makes you think too (I can say that having worked for under aged victims of the state before).

In all, the movie is great, and I mean for all ages. Take it for what it is and not what you want it to be. I think it would be a great idea for a remake, but keeping to the original theme and plot as close as possible.


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