Being Frank

Release Date: June 14th, 2019

R |1 hr 49 min

Plot Summary

While celebrating spring break, 17-year-old Phil is shocked to see his father with another woman across state lines. His life gets turned upside down even more when he learns that good old dad actually has an entirely different family living in town.

Cast: Jim Gaffigan, Anna Gunn, Samantha Mathis, Alex Karpovsky, Logan Miller, Danielle Campbell, Theresa Burkhart, Daniel Rashid

Director: Miranda Bailey

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Imagine Entertainment, Cold Iron Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Richard RoeperChicago Sun-Times

    A quirky and entertaining deadpan comedy/drama. show more

  • 30
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    Standup star Jim Gaffigan, who mines domesticity for laughs so successfully onstage, would seem an ideal choice for a man with twice the responsibilities and one big secret to hide. But Bailey and Lakin give him next to nothing to work with, and the result flops where it should crackle. show more

  • 50
    Dan CallahanTheWrap

    There is a tug-of-war here between [Bailey's] attempt to explore her characters in a very serious way with a consistent emotional basis and the demands of the material as written by Glen Lakin, which is clearly meant to be played as farce most of the time, particularly towards the end. show more

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