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Being Frank (2018)

You Can Choose Your Family (original title)
R | | Comedy | 21 June 2019 (USA)
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A normal father's family life is turned upside down when his son discovers his dad has another family.

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Miranda Bailey

Writer:

Glen Lakin
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Cast

Credited cast:
Anna Gunn ... Laura Hansen
Samantha Mathis ... Bonnie
Danielle Campbell ... Allison
Jim Gaffigan ... Frank
Logan Miller ... Philip
Michelle Hurd ... Marcy Kempler
Isabelle Phillips Isabelle Phillips ... Kelly
Alex Karpovsky ... Ross
Gage Banister ... Eddie (as Gage Polchlopek)
Daniel Rashid ... Lewis
Jessica VanOss ... Fesitval Kid
Emerson Tate Alexander ... Lib
Zach Selwyn ... Doctor
Theresa Burkhart Gallagher ... Shop girl
Thomas Mulzac Thomas Mulzac ... Troy
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A normal father's family life is turned upside down when his son discovers his dad has another family.

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Taglines:

You Can Choose Your Family

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 June 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Being Frank See more »

Filming Locations:

Congers, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,392, 16 June 2019

Gross USA:

$67,343

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$67,343
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What a feat
14 September 2019 | by Gordon-11See all my reviews

This film tells the story of a young man who discovers that his father has another family.

The plot may sound sad and offensive, but the film is actually quite funny. Even though the father has committed such an act, the film portrays him sympathetically and makes you feel for him. It is quite a feat to turn a monstrous life of lie into a comedy.


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