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Released in the USA on October 27 of 1989, "Dad" (also known as "Papà") is a Drama/Comedy film directed by Gary David Goldberg, and written by Gary David Goldberg (screenplay) . Jack Lemmon is starring, alongside Ted Danson, Olympia Dukakis, Kathy Baker, Kevin Spacey and Ethan Hawke.

Sometimes the greatest man you ever meet... is the first one.

Who directed "Dad":

Dad was directed by Gary David Goldberg, an American producer, writer, and director.

What was the release date of "Dad":

Dad was initally released in the United States on Friday, October 27, 1989. Also released on this day were Kill Me Again (dir. John Dahl), Immediate Family (dir. Jonathan Kaplan), and Shocker (dir. Wes Craven). This was twenty-nine (29) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, March 07, 1990 in France; Thursday, March 08, 1990 in Germany; Thursday, March 15, 1990 in Australia and on Saturday, April 14, 1990 in Japan.

What is the casting of "Dad":

At the casting of Dad we find Jack Lemmon, previously seen in Mass Appeal (1984) and Missing (1982); Ted Danson (Cousins (1989), 3 Men and a Baby (1987)); Olympia Dukakis (Moonstruck (1987), The Idolmaker (1980)) [ more... ]

  • Kevin Spacey, Zakes Mokae and J.T. Walsh can be seen in Outbreak, released in 1995.
  • Vickilyn Reynolds and Zakes Mokae also worked together in Vampire in Brooklyn, released in 1995.
  • Jack Lemmon and Kevin Spacey also appeared in Glengarry Glen Ross, released in 1992.

What is the Storyline of "Dad":

John Tremont (Ted Danson) is a busy executive. He learns during a meeting that his mother has collapsed and been rushed to the hospital. Flying immediately to Los Angeles, he ends up becoming a caretaker of his father Jake (Jack Lemmon) while Bette Tremont (Olympia Dukakis) recovers from her heart-attack. A retired aerospace industry worker, Jake has become somewhat feeble and totally reliant on his wife, so John attempts to get him more involved in day-to-day things like taking care of the [...]

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