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Mr. Church (2016)

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"Mr. Church" tells the story of a unique friendship that develops when a little girl and her dying mother retain the services of a talented cook - Henry Joseph Church. What begins as a six month arrangement instead spans into fifteen years and creates a family bond that lasts forever.

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Bruce Beresford

Writer:

Susan McMartin
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eddie Murphy ... Henry Church
Britt Robertson ... Charlie
Natascha McElhone ... Marie
Xavier Samuel ... Owen
Lucy Fry ... Poppy
Christian Madsen ... Eddie Larson
Mckenna Grace ... Izzy (as McKenna Grace)
Natalie Coughlin ... Young Charlie
Madison Wolfe ... Young Poppy
Lincoln Melcher ... Young Owen
Kathleen McMartin Kathleen McMartin ... Mrs. Dickerman
Sara Shearer Sara Shearer ... Gibby
Kelly Lester ... Doctor
Aileen Burdock ... Waitress
Michael Leone ... Michael
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"Mr. Church" tells the story of a unique friendship that develops when a little girl and her dying mother retain the services of a talented cook - Henry Joseph Church. What begins as a six month arrangement instead spans into fifteen years and creates a family bond that lasts forever.

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Taglines:

He was the one person she could always count on.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic elements

Parents Guide:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 November 2016 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Cook See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$338,551, 18 September 2016

Gross USA:

$685,780

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$685,780
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

This is the first film Eddie Murphy has done in four years. See more »

Goofs

When the movie started, Mr Church was in the kitchen picking up a cigarette which was resting on the ash tray, the cigarette was almost smoked with the paper white bit half the size of the yellow filter. Then the shot was on Mr Church's face with him with the cigarette in his mouth, the cigarette has grow longer by this time with the paper white bit twice the size of the filter. See more »

Quotes

Charlie: It's an awful feeling to love someone so much... that you absolutely hate them for leaving you. Even before they've gone.
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The Gentilly Strut
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Best Heartfelt Movie in a very long time
22 October 2017 | by arizona-43561See all my reviews

Best heartfelt movie I have seen in a long time. Hollywood finally got it right. This is the kind of movie that hardworking people want to see. Not the trash at theater's now days. Great messages, one will experience all feelings and, yes, people can be friends. Eddie Murphy is excellent in this role.


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