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Parents

1989-01-27 | Comedy / Drama
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Michael is a young boy living in a typical 1950s suburbanite home... except for his bizarre and horrific nightmares, and continued unease around his parents. Young Michael begins to suspect his parents are cooking more than just hamburgers on the grill outside, but has trouble explaining his fears to his new-found friend Sheila, or the school's social worker.
Director: Bob Balaban
Stars: Randy Quaid, Mary Beth Hurt

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6.1
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  • Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

    Best Performance by a Younger Actor

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Parents FAQ

On July 30, 2021, the IMDB rating of Parents is 6.1/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 53/100, Metacritic rating is 66/100, TMDB rating is 6.0/10.
The certification of Parents is R.
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Michael is a young boy living in a typical 1950s suburbanite home... except for his bizarre and horrific nightmares, and continued unease around his parents. Young Michael begins to suspect his parents are cooking more than just hamburgers on the grill outside, but has trouble explaining his fears to his new-found friend Sheila, or the school's social worker..
On July 30, 2021, there were 5091 public reaction to Parents including cogent narrative, most disturbing, blood thirsty, incredibly creepy, fearful.
The release date of Parents is January 27, 1989.
The runtime of Parents is 81 minutes.
Parents won 1989 Avoriaz Fantastic Film Festival, 1989 Fantafestival.
The genre of Parents is Comedy,Drama,Horror.
The casts of Parents are Randy Quaid starring as Nick Laemle, Mary Beth Hurt starring as Lily Laemle, Sandy Dennis starring as Millie Dew, Bryan Madorsky starring as Michael Laemle, Juno Mills-Cockell starring as Sheila Zellner, Deborah Rush starring as Mrs. Gladys Zellner.