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Jack the Bear (1993)

Jack the Bear
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Danny DeVito Danny DeVito
John Leary
Miko Hughes Miko Hughes
Dylan Leary
Gary Sinise Gary Sinise
Norman Strick
Art LaFleur Art LaFleur
Mr. Festinger
Stefan Gierasch Stefan Gierasch
Erica Yohn Erica Yohn
Andrea Marcovicci Andrea Marcovicci
Elizabeth Leary

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Dan McCall Dan McCall
Steven Zaillian Steven Zaillian


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An average movie

5 years, 5 months ago at Nov 22 10:28
I have never heard of this flick before but since I have a weak spot for Danny Devito, I thought I should check it out. It is basically a rather weird but well-made familly drama. I really enjoyed the directing, the kids performances were ok and I thought Danny Devito was really good in this. He usually plays supporting parts so it was nice to see him as a lead actor. I thought it was a really int... read more
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Description: Danny De Vito is a professional clown, whose wife's death in a car accident has left him to care for his two young boys. Loving, but useless at the daily job of fathering, the onus falls on plucky Jack the Bear (Robert J. Steinmiller Jr.). De Vito's conscience, and a quantity of alcohol leads him to denounce a neo-fascist candidate on his children's TV programme - and also to the kidnapping of youngest son Dylan (Miko Hughes) by a disturbed neo-nazi supporter. ... (more)
Release date: 2 April 1993
UPC: 024543130680
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