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Release Date: March 19th, 2010

DVD Release Date: August 24th, 2010

PG-13|1 hr 43 min

Plot Summary
Prison guard Vince Rizzo (Andy Garcia) wants to quit his job to become an actor, but he also needs to make up for lost time with Tony (Steven Strait), a long lost son who's an inmate where Vince works. When Tony is freed, Vince suggests the ex-convict move in with his wife, Joyce (Julianna Margulies), and their children. But because Vince neglects to tell his family that Tony is not just a stranger, but the son he fathered before he met Joyce, this leads to a series of comic misunderstandings.

Cast: Andy Garcia, Julianna Margulies, Steven Strait, Emily Mortimer, Ezra Miller, Dominik GarcĂ­a-Lorido, Carrie Baker Reynolds, Hope Glendon-Ross

Director: Raymond De Felitta

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Lucky Monkey Pictures

Distributors: Anchor Bay

Keywords: Transformation, 2000s, School, Daughter, Prison, Wife, Hilarious, Son, Sacrifice, Family, Father, Touching, Love

Ratings & Reviews

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  • For me, the movie's high point comes when Tony auditions for a role in a Martin Scorsese movie. Tony learns not to try so hard -- a lesson that Garcia also seems to have absorbed from City Island. show more

  • What's not to like? show more

  • You needn't have colorful Italian relatives, like myself, to enjoy this boisterous and warm-hearted film, which sidesteps cliche while embracing the hope and love in loony dysfunctional families everywhere. show more

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