It Runs in the Family (My Summer Story)
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It Runs in the Family (My Summer Story)
My Summer Story is the video title for It Runs in the Family. Based on the writings of humorist/raconteur Jean Shepherd, the film was the long-awaited sequel to the 1984 "sleeper" A Christmas Story. Set in the 1940s, the story is told from the point-of-view of Ralphie Parker (Kieran Culkin), who watches in bemusement as "The Old Man" (Charles Grodin) carries on a long-running feud with their hillbilly neighbors, the Bumpus family. Mary Steenburgen is cast as Ralphie's ditsy mom. Also appearing is yet another celebrity sibling, Christian Culkin. Jean Shepherd himself… More
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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Pleasant and often amusing without ever recapturing the charm of A Christmas Story."
‑ Chuck O'Leary, FulvueDrive-in.com
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