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Steve Martin, Mary Steenburgen, Dianne Wiest, Jason Robards View All


Ron Howard (Director), Ron Howard (Story), Lowell Ganz (Screenplay), Lowell Ganz (Story) View All

Release: Jul. 31st, 1989
Runtime: 2 hours, 4 minutes
The story of the Buckman family and friends, attempting to bring up their children. They suffer/enjoy all the events that occur: estranged relatives, the 'black sheep' of the family, the eccentrics, the skeletons in the closet, and the rebellious teenagers.
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The kind of film that gets stuck in your head, to remind you that being a parent is meant to be for life; something that never, NEVER ends.
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