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Father Figures (2017)

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Upon learning that their mother has been lying to them for years about their allegedly deceased father, two fraternal twin brothers hit the road in order to find him.

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Cast

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Robert Jon Mello ...
Mr. Jensen
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Annie
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Ethan
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Katherine
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Sheila
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Kaylani
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Gene
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Jo Helton ...
Elderly Woman (as Jo Wintker)
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Karen Bradshaw
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Rod Hamilton
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Upon learning that their mother has been lying to them for years about their allegedly deceased father, two fraternal twin brothers hit the road in order to find him.

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fool | chump | craziness | silliness | idiot | See All (6) »

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Finding Their Father Would Be a Family Miracle See more »

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Rated R for language and sexual references throughout | See all certifications »

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22 December 2017 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bastards  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,287,451, 24 December 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$17,501,244, 15 February 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$21,800,003, 25 January 2018
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Trivia

Originally titled Bastards but changed to Father Figures in September 2017, just three months before release. See more »

Goofs

While discussing whether or not to pick up the hitch hiker, it's raining. In the car shots from the front, you see the wipers but no rain. See more »

Quotes

Kyle Reynolds: Wow.
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Features Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: Shadow (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Murder in the City
Written by Scott Avett (as Scott Yancey Avett) and Seth Avett (as Timothy Seth Avett)
Performed by The Avett Brothers
Courtesy of Ramseur Records
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Ignore the bad reviews. Give it a try, you'll be glad you did.
24 February 2018 | by See all my reviews

Ignore the bad reviews. Saw this today with my (picky) son and we both liked it. OK It's not gonna win any super awards, but It's funny and quirky and it stands on its own.

I've never been a massive Owen Wilson fan, but here he shows his big brother side and is actually pretty good. Yes ok It's the typical Wilson role, but he brings a little extra to his character that he doesn't usually emote in most of his movies. Ed Helms nails it and is as funny as always. I don't understand the hate surrounding Ed, he's a really funny guy and a talented actor. They both play off each other brilliantly in this movie and I would pay to see more of their comedy pairing. Add in the brilliant Glenn Close, the awesome Christopher Walken, the kickass Ving Rhames and other great cameos and you've got yourself a decent comedy that's worth the £8 at the cinema.

Give it a chance, I reckon you might enjoy it.

And as always, NEVER go and watch a movie with any expectations. That way you will enjoy it more :)


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