Stuart Smalley, the Saturday Night Live character, comes to the big screen. Stuart, the disciple of the 12 step program, is challenged by lifes injustices. He loses his Public Access Cable Television Show, must beg his manipulative overbearing boss for his job back, rehabilitate his alcoholic father and drug abuser brother, and support his over-weight mother and sister in their lack of ability in handling their relationships with their husbands. Stuart is supported by his 12 step sponsors as a he regresses back to his negative behaviors each time he faces these challenges.
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You'll laugh because it's not your family. You'll cry because it is.
12 April 1995 (USA)
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Also Known As:
Stuart sauve sa famille
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Opening Weekend USA: $371,898,
16 April 1995
Gross USA: $912,082
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $912,082
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
Julia Sweeney's character, Mea C, says "sorry" in this film 17 times. See more
In the bar scene, Vincent D'Onofrio is standing next to Al Franken. When the shot cuts to the two guys hassling them, Vincent D'Onofrio is behind them sitting. He then reappears next to Al Franken. See more
We'd all like to go home and save our families, but we can't. We're just not that powerful.
What Makes A Family
Written & Produced by Marc Shaiman
Performed by Warren Wiebe
(as Warren Wiebe)
Warren Wiebe performs courtesy of 143/Atlantic Records See more