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Jack the Bear
Directed by:
Marshall Herskovitz

Directed by Marshall Herskovitz, and written by Steven Zaillian (screenplay), "Jack the Bear" (also known as "Jack der Bär", "My Dad - Ein ganz unglaublicher Vater", "Eroe piccolo piccolo, Un") is a Comedy/Drama/Thriller film, released in the USA on April 02 of 1993 , starring Danny DeVito, Robert J. Steinmiller Jr., Miko Hughes, Gary Sinise, Art LaFleur and Stefan Gierasch.

Who is the director of "Jack the Bear":

Jack the Bear was directed by Marshall Herskovitz, an American producer, writer, and director.

After Jack the Bear, Marshall Herskovitz directed Dangerous Beauty, released in 1998.

When was "Jack the Bear" released:

Jack the Bear was first released on Friday, April 02, 1993, in the United States. Other films released on Friday, April 02, 1993 are Cop and (dir. Henry Winkler), The Adventures of Huck Finn (dir. Stephen Sommers), and The Crush (dir. Alan Shapiro). This was twenty-six (26) years ago.

It has been released on Thursday, November 11, 1993 in Australia and on Saturday, November 06, 1993 in Japan.

What is the casting of "Jack the Bear":

At the casting of Jack the Bear we find Danny DeVito, previously seen in Hoffa (1992) and Batman Returns (1992); Robert J. Steinmiller Jr. (Bingo (1991)); Miko Hughes (Cops and Robbersons (1994), New Nightmare (1994)) [ more... ]

  • Miko Hughes, Gary Sinise and Carl Gabriel Yorke can all be seen in Apollo 13, released in 1995.
  • Art LaFleur and Lee Garlington also worked together in Field of Dreams, released in 1989.
  • Danny DeVito and Stefan Gierasch also appeared together in Junior, released in 1994.
  • Danny DeVito and Lee Garlington also appeared in Just Add Water, released in 2007.

What is the Storyline of "Jack the Bear":

Jack Leary (Robert J. Steinmiller Jr.), his younger brother Dylan Leary (Miko Hughes) and father John (Danny DeVito) start over in 1972 Oakland following the death of the boys' mother.

John is a comedy/horror TV personality, entertaining his viewing audience during horror movies. He is devoted to his two sons, though his drinking problem disrupts the smooth running of the household, as some of his parental duties fall to Jack.

A neighbor, Norman Strick (Gary Sinise) shows up at their home one [...]

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