Lists: Comedy, Drama, Family

Brief Synopsis: "The story of the Buckman family and friends, attempting to bring up their children. They suffer/enjoy all the events that occur: estranged relatives, the "black sheep" of the family, the eccentrics, the skeletons in the closet, and the rebellious teenagers."

Overall Ranking: 1172 (Rank from 1989: # 16)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 16.67%
Regular 66.67%
Half-Popped 16.67%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
David Baruffi88(full review)
Dan O'Neill80(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest80Comedy: 5
Sex Appeal: 4
Scary: 1
Rewatch: 6
Darren of Movie Reviews 10177
Wayne of Man I Love Films70(full review)
Gorgon Reviews61

People Involved

  • Steve Martin (Gil Buckman)
  • Dianne Wiest (Helen Buckman Lampkin Bowman)
  • Keanu Reeves (Tod Higgins)
  • Joaquin Phoenix (Garry Buckman-Lampkin)
  • Dennis Dugan (David Brodsky)
  • Mary Steenburgen (Karen Buckman)
  • Martha Plimpton (Julie Buckman-Lampkin Higgins)
  • Alan Parnaby ()
  • Marie-France Pisier (gjfgj)
  • Ron Howard (Director)