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Getting Even With Dad
Getting Even With Dad
Actors: Macaulay Culkin, Ted Danson, Glenne Headly, Saul Rubinek, Gailard Sartain
Director: Howard Deutch
Genres: Comedy, Kids & Family, Mystery & Suspense
PG     2001     1hr 49min

Macaulay Culkin (Richie Rich) is a clever kid out to reform his wayward father (Ted Danson, Three Men and a Baby, "Cheers") in this exuberantly zany, heartwarming comedy for the whole family. When he is dropped off at the...  more »


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Actors: Macaulay Culkin, Ted Danson, Glenne Headly, Saul Rubinek, Gailard Sartain
Director: Howard Deutch
Creators: Elena Spiotta, Jim Jennewein, Katie Jacobs, Pierce Gardner, Richard Hashimoto, Tom S. Parker
Genres: Comedy, Kids & Family, Mystery & Suspense
Sub-Genres: Ron Howard, Comedy, Family Films, Mystery & Suspense
Studio: MGM (Video & DVD)
Format: DVD - Color,Full Screen - Closed-captioned,Subtitled
DVD Release Date: 03/06/2001
Original Release Date: 06/17/1994
Theatrical Release Date: 06/17/1994
Release Year: 2001
Run Time: 1hr 49min
Screens: Color,Full Screen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 4
MPAA Rating: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)
Languages: English, French, Spanish
Subtitles: Spanish, French

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Movie Reviews

More respect-less profanity
G. Reid | 12/27/2003
(2 out of 5 stars)

"I'm sorry to say that this movie was ruined by today's standard of decency. Its bad enough we can't protect our kids from the world but we really should be able to put in a pg movie and get good laughs not profanity and a complete lack of respect for the Lords house of worship. I was totally appauled with the actions in the church as if using the Lords name in vain was'nt enough. What happened to pg being 1 or 2 bad words and that was it. Todays standards are totally wrong. Years ago that would have been rated R. It would have been a terrific movie but they feel if there isn't a lot of cussing and bad manners no one will enjoy it, well they're dead wrong. Let's clean up the act for our future generation, after all what we put into the future is what we're going to get back. Feed kids garbage and what do you think they will produce?"
Very good, very overlooked
Torrance High School's Class of 199 | Torrance, California | 10/18/1999
(4 out of 5 stars)

"In yet another enjoyable performance, Macaulay Culkin plays an 11 year old kid who has not had that much quality time with his dad, who is an ex-con. Just as his father (Ted "Sam Malone" Danson) is about to commit one final robbery, Culkin arrives for a visit and disrupts his fathers plans. In turn, Culkin hides his father's loot that was just stolen and only says he will give it back if his father does time-- as a dad. Culkin is great as usual, and Danson does as good a job as he did as his "Cheers" womanizer. It does bear a little resemblence to the "Home Alone" movies, eespecially two of Dansons' cohorts (Saul Rubineck and Gailard Sartain). But it makes the movie all the more fun. Don't miss this one!"
The Best Movie With Macaulay Culkin!!!
K. Jackson | Atlanta, GA USA | 07/16/2004
(5 out of 5 stars)

"When first saw this movie on Abc Familey I knew I was going to like it.This movie also has Ted Danson it.It's about Father & Son Relationship.Macaulay Culkin looks older in this movie than the others he did like Both Home,Uncle Buck & My Girl.He was propbably 13 at that time he made that movie.I loe this movie,I gotta get this movie!!!!"
Much Better Than The Earlier Reviews/4 or 5 Stars
G. Reid | Roseland, NJ | 06/10/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Culkin fans should love this movie. The movie has a good message. Home Alone fans should not be disappointed. Danson is at his best in this film."