Overall Rank: 3045
Average Rating: 2.7/4
# of Ratings: 175
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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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.
Snoogans - wrote on 12/04/2011
Williams and Lane have some hilarious moments.
Daniel Corleone - wrote on 08/22/2011
An all-star cast with clever writing, entertaining production sets and with a likable concept. The amazing performances carried out and even the drama was not coy. I remember laughing hard when I first saw this. A good comedy if your in a mood to watch a movie whose premise is similar to Mrs. Doubtfire, Tootsie or Some Like it Hot.
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Franz Patrick - wrote on 05/14/2009
All of the actors in this movie contributed something hilarious and thatís what makes it so special. A gay couple, Robin Williams and Nathan Lane, who owns a drag club must meet their sonís (Dan Futterman) politically conservative family (Gene Hackman and Dianne West) and fiancťe (Calista Flockhart) for the first time over dinner. One can guess that pretty much everything goes awry. Even though Iím not particularly into films that only feature homosexuality in a feminine light, thereís something about this movie that made me smile and laugh out loud. Itís 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 talented Mike …
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