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The Thing About My Folks

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6.5/10
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Comedy Drama 
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Rated: 13+ (PG-13)20051h 36mOn: HBO Cinemax 

Ben's dad Sam shows up one night with a note from Ben's mother (Sam's wife of 46 years), that she has left. While Ben's wife and his three sisters try to find her, Ben takes Sam on a day trip to see a farmhouse that's for sale. The day trip turns into a road trip while dad and son explore their past, their relationship, and why Sam's wife might have left him. The road trip includes fishing, drinking, playing pool, sleeping under the stars, and frank discussion. Anger simmers close at hand, as do love and hope. Where Sam's wife is - and why she left - leads to the movie's resolution.The Thing About My Folks featuring Peter Falk and Paul Reiser is streaming on HBO, streaming via tv everywhere with MaxGo, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and 4 others. It's a comedy and drama movie with a less than average Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 45% and an average IMDb audience rating of 6.5 (2,226 votes).

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Raymond De Felitta

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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO).

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Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO & Cinemax).

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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#15,450 Ranked Movie

#337 Ranked in Movies on Cinemax

#483 Ranked in Movies on HBO

#1390 Ranked in Family Movies

The Thing About My Folks has a less than average Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 45% and an average IMDb audience rating of 6.5 (2,226 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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