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Ideal Home (2018)

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A bickering gay couple must now deal with the unexpected task of raising a ten-year-old boy.

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Andrew Fleming

Writer:

Andrew Fleming
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Steve Coogan ... Erasmus
Paul Rudd ... Paul
Jesse Luken ... Director
Evan Bittencourt ... Tino
Jack Gore ... Bill
Jake McDorman ... Beau Brumble
Eric Womack ... Officer Forrest
Sarah Minnich ... Crack Head Lady
Monique Candelaria ... Officer Guttierez
Stafford Douglas ... Caterer
Kate Walsh ... Kate
Javier Gonzales Javier Gonzales ... Mayor
Susan Feniger ... Susan (as Susan L. Feniger)
Pam Brady ... Barb Holt
Will Gluck ... Doug Holt
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Storyline

Steve Coogan and Paul Rudd star as Erasmus and Paul, a bickering gay couple whose life is turned inside out when a ten-year old boy shows up at their door claiming to be Erasmus' grandson. Neither Paul, nor Erasmus, are ready to give up their extravagant lifestyles to be parents, but maybe this little kid has a thing or two to teach them about the value of family.

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There's no recipe for a perfect family. See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 July 2018 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

A Modern Family See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

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$10,000,000 (estimated)
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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The adventure arcade that the characters go to is in Meow Wolf in Santa Fe, NM. See more »

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The credits have an extra special thank you to EJ Martinez Elementary School. Most, if not all of the school scenes were filmed at Wood-Gormley Elementary School (the sign can be seen in several outside shots of the school entrance). See more »

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References E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) See more »

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Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)
Written by Robert Clivilles and Frederick Williams
Performed by C+C Music Factory, Feat. Martha Wash
Courtesy of Columbia Records
by arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
Martha Wash is courtesy of Steven Ames Brown
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BEAUTIFUL
30 June 2018 | by atractiveeyesSee all my reviews

I love it!! It's a really nice movie with a beautiful interesting heart whelming story, some sense of humor, great performances, and important message about gay parenting and value of family. Recommended.


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