Overall Rank: 3218
Average Rating: 2.7/4
# of Ratings: 179
Theatrical Release Date: 03/08/1996
Genre: Comedy, Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Mike Nichols
Actors: Robin Williams, Gene Hackman, Nathan Lane, Dianne Wiest, Calista Flockhart, Hank Azaria
Plot: A gay couple tries to "play it straight" when the son of one of the men shows up for dinner with his fiancee and her very conservative parents. -- Filmhog
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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/06/2019
A one-note but very funny screwball comedy.
Yojimbo - wrote on 10/13/2012
The words "French" and "comedy" put together always inspire dread. Add the words "Hollywood" and "remake" and you have a recipe for total disaster.
Unknown - wrote on 12/04/2011
Williams and Lane have some hilarious moments.
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Franz Patrick - wrote on 05/14/2009
All of the actors in this movie contributed something hilarious and that’s what makes it so special. A gay couple, Robin Williams and Nathan Lane, who owns a drag club must meet their son’s (Dan Futterman) politically conservative family (Gene Hackman and Dianne West) and fiancée (Calista Flockhart) for the first time over dinner. One can guess that pretty much everything goes awry. Even though I’m not particularly into films that only feature homosexuality in a feminine light, there’s something about this movie that made me smile and laugh out loud. It’s easy to tell that all of the actors are having fun with their characters because sometimes it would seem that certain actions or pop culture references are a wink to the audiences. I also consider it a good thing that the …
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