Nothing in Common
Nothing in Common (1986)

In this touching comedy-drama, a young advertising executive (Tom Hanks) is forced to reconsider his irresponsible lifestyle when his depressed father (Jackie Gleason in his final film appearance), who was recently abandoned by his wife,… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: July 30, 1986
DVD Release Date: February 19, 2002
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Critic Score: 59% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dave Kehr
Chicago Tribune

It`s hard not to respect the kind of professionalism on display.

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Jason Bailey

If you can watch that last scene, and Gleason's last line in particular, without fogging up a little bit... well, I don't wanna know you.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Portrays a self-absorbed young man's growth into maturity as he draws closer to his elderly father.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

Never has [Tom] Hanks or Jackie Gleason been better.

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Steve Crum

Dramatic family story starring serious Jackie Gleason; Tom Hanks is concerned son.

Walter Goodman
New York Times

Sloppy stuff.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Look at the cast. Look at the director. Need I say more?

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Alexis Nomm
Oh Tom Hanks.. I love you, but this movie wasn't funny and I'm not sure it was about anything other than a womanizing man-child dealing with his… More