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A Family Thing

DramaComedy13+ (PG-13)19961h 49m
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#42943 Ranked Movie
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A Family Thing (1996)

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Drama Comedy Rated: 13+ (PG-13)19961h 49m

When an old woman dies, she leaves a note for her apparent son (Robert Duvall) which tells him that his biological mother died giving birth to him. She begs him to make peace with his half-brother (James Earl Jones) living in Chicago.A Family Thing featuring Robert Duvall and James Earl Jones is streaming with subscription on Hoopla, streaming with subscription on Kanopy, free on Tubi, and 3 others. It's a comedy and drama movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.0 (3,717 votes).

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

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#42,943 Ranked Movie

#1909 Ranked in Movies on Hoopla

#3353 Ranked in Movies on Kanopy

#10667 Ranked in Comedy Movies

A Family Thing has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.0 (3,717 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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About A Family Thing

A Family Thing Overview

When an old woman dies, she leaves a note for her apparent son (Robert Duvall) which tells him that his biological mother died giving birth to him. She begs him to make peace with his half-brother (James Earl Jones) living in Chicago.

Age rating: 13+ (PG-13)
Runtime: 1h 49m

Extra Information

Related Genres: DramaComedy
Country of origin: America
Available to watch on: Free ServicesHooplaKanopy
Original Release Date: Mar 29, 1996
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