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Summary While his mom recovers in hospital from a heart attack, John puts his busy life on hold to fly home and help his elderly dad around the house. John's son later joins them and they all truly bond for the first and, tragically, final time.

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Summary While his mom recovers in hospital from a heart attack, John puts his busy life on hold to fly home and help his elderly dad around the house. John's son later joins them and they all truly bond for the first and, tragically, final time.

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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 17 Critic Reviews
43
29% Positive
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24% Negative
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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 17 Critic Reviews
43
29% Positive
5 Reviews
47% Mixed
8 Reviews
24% Negative
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Production Company Amblin Entertainment, Ubu Productions
Release Date Nov 10, 1989
Duration 1 h 57 m
Rating PG
Tagline Sometimes the greatest man you ever meet... is the first one.
Academy Awards, USA
1 Nomination
Golden Globes, USA
1 Nomination
Young Artist Awards
2 Nominations