Family bonds are revived after a father is diagnosed with cancer in this bittersweet drama. Dutiful son John (Ted Danson) cares for his aging father, Jake (Jack Lemmon), but not without complaint. A doctor helps Jake regain his lust for life, but he loses steam when diagnosed with cancer. He spends his time reliving happier days, which turns out to be the perfect family therapy. Olympia Dukakis, Kathy Baker, Kevin Spacey and Ethan Hawke costar.
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- Gary David Goldberg
- 1990 Golden Globe Awards
- Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
- 1990 Academy Award®
- Best Makeup nominee
PGParental guidance suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children.
Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
NoLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 StereoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access.
Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it