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Made in America (1993)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 28 May 1993 (USA)
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A young black woman discovers that her father was a sperm donor, and if that weren't bad enough, he's white.

Director:

Richard Benjamin

Writers:

Marcia Brandwynne (story), Nadine Schiff (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Whoopi Goldberg ... Sarah Mathews
Ted Danson ... Halbert 'Hal' Jackson
Will Smith ... Tea Cake Walters
Nia Long ... Zora Mathews
Paul Rodriguez ... Jose
Jennifer Tilly ... Stacy
Peggy Rea ... Alberta
Clyde Kusatsu ... Bob Takashima
David Bowe ... Teddy
Jeff Joseph ... James
Rawley Valverde Rawley Valverde ... Diego
Fred Mancuso ... Bruce
Charlene Fernetz ... Paula
Shawn Levy ... Dwayne
Lu Leonard Lu Leonard ... Sperm Bank Nurse
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Storyline

A young black woman discovers that her father was a sperm donor, and if that weren't bad enough, he's white.

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Taglines:

At the sperm-bank she asked for a tall, intelligent, black man. One out of three ain't bad.

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Country:

USA | France

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 May 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Feita por Encomenda See more »

Filming Locations:

Albany, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$44,942,695

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$60,000,000
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Mel Stewart's final film. See more »

Goofs

Zora's seatbelt when she drives with Hal for the first time. See more »

Quotes

Hal Jackson: Yeah, I read black literature. Wilt Chamberlain book. Changed my life.
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Connections

Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Bob Saget/TLC (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Colors of Love
Written by Carole Bayer Sager, James Ingram and Bruce Roberts
Performed by Lisa Fischer
Produced by David Foster
Arranged by Jeremy Lubbock
Courtesy of Elektra Entertainment
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Hey, this is funny!
10 February 2003 | by dwassermSee all my reviews

I don't see why so many people are trashing this one. I admit that there's plenty about it that doesn't make any sense, but there's plenty of good humor in it. The best part is the filming of the commercials. Who would have thought that a shoot that goes horribly wrong would produce footage much better than what was intended? Also, Nia Long is BEAUTIFUL. Out of all the films I've seen, I think this one is a hair above average.


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