Overall Rank: 7758
Average Rating: 2.5/4
# of Ratings: 88
Theatrical Release Date: 07/22/1983
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
Quick Movie Reviews
Snoogans - wrote on 11/07/2011
Standard family comedy with some good moments. Keaton is funny.
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
donkeyknight - wrote on 05/02/2011
It's surprisingly cute. Keaton and Garr are a great husband/wife team, so why was it necessary to throw in possible adultery and strippers, marring this family comedy?
Full Movie Reviews
The M.O.W. - wrote on 08/02/2008
"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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