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Father Figures (2017)

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Upon learning that their mother has been lying to them for years about their allegedly deceased father, two fraternal twin brothers hit the road in order to find him.

Director:

Lawrence Sher

Writer:

Justin Malen
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Jon Mello Robert Jon Mello ... Mr. Jensen
Ed Helms ... Peter Reynolds
Retta ... Annie
Zachary Haven ... Ethan
Mary Grill ... Katherine
Glenn Close ... Helen
Ann McKenzie ... Sheila
Owen Wilson ... Kyle Reynolds
Jessica Gomes ... Kaylani
Harry Shearer ... Gene
Sarah Skeist ... Pretty Flight Attendant
Jo Helton ... Elderly Woman (as Jo Wintker)
Terry Bradshaw ... Terry Bradshaw
Debra Stipe ... Karen Bradshaw
Ving Rhames ... Rod Hamilton
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Storyline

Kyle and Peter Reynolds are fraternal twins who were raised by their mother, Helen, as their father died before they were born. Kyle is dating his pregnant girlfriend, Kaylani, and is wealthy from royalties for his image on BBQ sauce labels. Peter is a divorced with a teenage son who resents him. Shortly after Helen's wedding, Peter recognizes an actor on Law and Order: SVU from photos of his supposed father, and confronts Helen. Helen explains that she had been promiscuous at the time of their conception, and did not want their father involved. When they keep pressing, Helen reveals that their father is Terry Bradshaw. The brothers fly to Florida to meet Bradshaw, who they encounter at a signing event. Bradshaw is excited to have them as sons. As Bradshaw recounts stories with former teammate Rod Hamilton, the brothers realize that Bradshaw had been in Australia at the time of their conception, and thus isn't their father..

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Finding Their Father Would Be a Family Miracle See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and sexual references throughout | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 December 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bastards See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,287,451, 24 December 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$17,501,244, 15 February 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$21,800,003, 25 January 2018
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Paramount Pictures was originally attached to the project, but they ended up dropping out, sending the script into turnaround and leaving Warner Brothers to release the film. See more »

Goofs

Terry Bradshaw tells Peter that he has a son. Bradshaw has two daughters, but no sons. See more »

Quotes

Kyle Reynolds: Wow.
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Connections

References The Horse Whisperer (1998) See more »

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Ways to Go
Written by Christian Zucconi, Hannah Hooper, Andrew Wessen, Sean Gadd and Ryan Rabin
Performed by Grouplove
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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A nice saturday night flick with the Mrs
11 August 2018 | by wildmike101See all my reviews

Too many serious critics so it seems.

After a long week at work if you want a feel good film watch this with a bottle of wine. kind of old school but with a lot of heart. Decent cast. Some good chemistry. And some twists along the way. Very heart warming...Not an oscar winner but a weekend feel good film!


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