Dad
Dad (1989)

Looking like death warmed over, Jack Lemmon plays the aging father of Ted Danson. Always proud of being able to fend for himself, Lemmon despises being reliant upon others, but his enfeebled state does not allow him his old independence.… More

Rated: PG
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: May 31, 2005
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Critic Score: 56% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com

An utterly mechanical tearjerker.

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Scott Weinberg
DVDTalk.com

This is a maudlin and painfully pedantic piece of filmmaking, and it's not even bad enough to be consistently funny.

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Steve Crum
Video-Reviewmaster.com

Jack Lemmon and Ted Danson do great work as father and son.

Clint Morris
Moviehole

Three generations of great performances. A wonderful, touching film.

Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

This three generational melodrama is well acted by Jack Lemmon, Ted Danson and Ethan Hawke but it's too sentimental and manipulative for the big screen

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A multidimensional family drama that deals squarely with the challenges and difficulties of old age and a long marriage.

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Flixster Audience Score: 62% Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
I just watched this 1989 movie. How the heck I missed ever seeing it is beyond me. It was really, really good. I have never been a huge Ted Danson fan (other… More
Lee Kyle
Tear jerker, run of the mill however, Jack Lemmon is the one to watch in this one.
Dean McKenna
Jack Lemmon gives his fine performance, even if it is through a mound of make-up.
Daisy Maduro
Dad was a great family drama, about how hard life could struck sometimes. It showed how in critical conditions of life we appreciate our family more. Ted… More