Kyle and Peter Reynolds are fraternal twins who were raised by their mother, Helen, as their father died before they were born. Kyle is dating his pregnant girlfriend, Kaylani, and is wealthy from royalties for his image on BBQ sauce labels. Peter is a divorced with a teenage son who resents him. Shortly after Helen's wedding, Peter recognizes an actor on Law and Order: SVU from photos of his supposed father, and confronts Helen. Helen explains that she had been promiscuous at the time of their conception, and did not want their father involved. When they keep pressing, Helen reveals that their father is Terry Bradshaw. The brothers fly to Florida to meet Bradshaw, who they encounter at a signing event. Bradshaw is excited to have them as sons. As Bradshaw recounts stories with former teammate Rod Hamilton, the brothers realize that Bradshaw had been in Australia at the time of their conception, and thus isn't their father..
movie with heart and the laughs - exactly what I needed this time of year!
This movie is a welcome break from all the other films out there. Between all the serious Oscar-driven drama and groan-worthy sequels, Father Figures is a fun, "let's forget about all my stress" kind of movie. The jokes aren't on top of each other like most comedies, and the actors engage you right from their first scenes (in particular Katt Williams). But what surprised me most was how much heart the movie had. Maybe it's because I have two young kids, but watching the two brothers in the train scene and interacting with the mom at the end had me crying! Definitely a fun movie - you get the laughs as well as the warm fuzzies all in one film.
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