Funny Bones
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This saga pays tribute to vaudeville and is filled to the rafters with old shticks as it follows the attempts of a young comedian to follow in his father's illustrious footsteps. Jerry Lewis plays a supporting role as venerated comic George Fawkes, father of rebellious son Tommy who wants to be a famous comic in his own right. Tommy tries to create a unique form of comedy and totally fails in his Las Vegas debut. His father watched him. Tommy decides to try a new tack and goes to Blackpool England, a resort by the sea that was where his father got his start, and where Tommy spent his early… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 61%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Odd drama about eccentric show biz family, featuring Jerry Lewis in rare dramatic role."
‑ Steve Crum,
"Lee Evans steals every scene he's in."
‑ Scott Weinberg,
"Fascinating and quirky little movie with great bits from Oliver Reed and Leslie Caron."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"It has its moments, but not enough of them."
‑ Bob Bloom, Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
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