Mr. Mom Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 7657

Average Rating: 2.5/4

# of Ratings: 89

Theatrical Release Date: 07/22/1983

Language: English

Genre: Comedy, Drama

MPAA Rating: PG

Director: Stan Dragoti

Actors: Michael Keaton, Teri Garr, Martin Mull, Frederick Koehler, Taliesin Jaffe, Jeffrey Tambor

Plot: When Jack Butler loses his job, he becomes a stay-at-home dad while his wife works at an ad agency. Jack soon learns that home life is tougher than he thinks, and shopping, cleaning, cooking and soap operas soon take their toll. -- Chris Kavan

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Rating of
2.5/4

Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 07/17/2019

I enjoyed it as a kid, but now, not so much.

Rating of
2.5/4

Snoogans - wrote on 11/07/2011

Standard family comedy with some good moments. Keaton is funny.

Rating of
1/4

dukeakasmudge - wrote on 08/02/2011

Just saw this movie the other day after not seeing it since I was a little rugrat.It use to be 1 of my favorites but now It remind's me more of a Sunday comic strip coming to life with the out of control vacuum cleaner,washer & some of the characters.Oh well

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Rating of
2.5/4

Pretty funny, but not as many laughs as I expected

The M.O.W. - wrote on 08/03/2008

"Jack Butler" (Michael Keaton) just got laid off from his car building job, so his wife (Terri Garr) takes a job as an executive at an ad agency with a major account with a tuna company.

Now, with roles reversed, "Jack" has to stay home, take care of the three kids and become "Mr. Mom."

This movie was a big hit, if I remember correctly. And it is filled with some good laughs, but not a lot. The majority of the laughs come from "Jack" doing things for the first time, like food shopping and trying to multitask chores. Most of the jokes come from physical comedy that Keaton handles pretty nicely. "Caroline" (Garr) has some comedic moments as she is at work, but they are probably light chuckle worthy.

As for the supporting cast, they are not completely developed. They are, …

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