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Meeting Daddy (2000)

An aspiring writer from New York visits his girlfriend's eccentric family in Georgia.

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Peter Gould

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Peter Gould
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Cast

Cast overview:
Lloyd Bridges ... Mr. Branson
Josh Charles ... Peter Silverblatt
Alexandra Wentworth ... Melanie Branson
Beau Bridges ... Larry Branson
Walter Olkewicz ... Dink Branson
Kristy Swanson ... Laurel Lee
Edie McClurg ... Dot
Cindy Bridges Cindy Bridges ... Becky Sue Branson (as Lucinda Bridges-Cunningham)
Christopher T. Gray Christopher T. Gray ... Taxi Driver
Don Perry ... Mr. Sulak
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Storyline

Peter Silverblatt is a liberal writer from New York City working in Los Angeles where he meets and falls for his dream girl and inspiration to write: a Southern belle named Melanie Branson. But Melanie inadvertently opens a Pandora's box when she invites Peter to her hometown in Georgia to meet her conservative, but highly eccentric and dysfunctional family who include her two exasperating brothers Larry, and Dink, and her cranky, meddling father who'll do anything to break up the happy union between Peter and Melanie... anything includes trying to set Peter up with the local town tramp Laurel Lee. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexual content
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 June 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Családom a halálom See more »

Filming Locations:

Altadena, California, USA See more »

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Production Co:

Mas Macho Inc. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This was Lloyd Bridges' final film before his death on March 10, 1998 at the age of 85. The film was released more than two years after he died. See more »

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Mr. Branson: Well, Dink, when you put it like that, you make god sound like a freak serial killer, you know?
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final film of veteran actor LLoyd Bridges
28 April 2001 | by jaybobSee all my reviews

This is the final film that Lloyd Bridges starred in. He plays the ailing father whose grown children are concerned over. His daughter invites her fiance to be with them & then the fun begins. For the most part this is a pleasant lil romp, that does get quite farcial in the middle. I could of done with out so many visuals of bodily functions., Lloyd Bridges still has that sparkle on his eye that made him the big star he was. His son Beau appears as one of his sons in the film. Josh Charles is the slightly wooden fiance. Not really too much to recommend except to see Lloyd Bridges in his last role. rating is **1/2

as always Jay Harris


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