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Jack the Bear (1993)

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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

7 years, 2 months ago at Nov 22 10:28
To be honest, I had never heard of this flick but since I have a weak spot for Danny Devito, I thought I might as well check it out. Eventually, it turned out to be a rather weird but still intriguing family drama. Indeed, I really enjoyed the directing, the kids performances were decent enough and Danny Devito was really good in this. He usually plays some supporting parts so it was pretty neat t... 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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"DeVito does well in this serious turn, but it was just too depressing"

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" Robert J. Steinmiller, Miko Hughes and Danny DeVito "

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