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A Family Thing

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Drama Comedy Rated: 13+ (PG-13)19961h 49mOn: Cinemax Country: America

Earl Pilcher Jr., runs an equipment rental outfit in Arkansas, lives with his wife and kids and parents, and rarely takes off his gimme cap. His mother dies, leaving a letter explaining he's not her natural son, but the son of a Black woman who died in childbirth; plus, he has a half brother Ray, in Chicago, she wants him to visit. Earl makes the trip, initially receiving a cold welcome from Ray and Ray's son, Virgil. His birth mother's sister, Aunt T., an aged and blind matriarch, takes Earl in tow and insists that the family open up to him.A Family Thing featuring Robert Duvall and James Earl Jones is streaming with subscription on Cinemax (Via Prime Video), available for rent or purchase on Google Play, and available for rent or purchase on VUDU. It's a comedy and drama movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.0 (3,372 votes).

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Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (Google Play & Vudu).

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#17,511 Ranked Movie

#276 Ranked in Movies on Cinemax

#6196 Ranked in Comedy Movies

#10965 Ranked in Drama Movies

A Family Thing has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.0 (3,372 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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