• Dad (1989)


Release Date: 1989

DVD Release Date: May 31st, 2005

PG |1 hr 57 min

Plot Summary

Businessman John Tremont (Ted Danson) has never had to worry about his father, Jake (Jack Lemmon). But, when his mother dies, John suddenly realizes that the defiant, proud and aging man needs someone to look after him. Initially uneasy about taking Jake in, John begins to reevaluate his own life as he cares for his father. The time with his dad makes John realize, among other things, how important it is that he mend his crumbling relationship with his own son (Ethan Hawke).

Cast: Jack Lemmon, Ted Danson, Olympia Dukakis, Kathy Baker, Kevin Spacey, Ethan Hawke, Zakes Mokae, J.T. Walsh

Director: Gary David Goldberg

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Amblin Entertainment

Keywords: Love , Emotional , Hospital , Melodramatic , Transformation , House , Son , Father , Death , Wife , Family , 1980s , Touching , Doctor ,


Nominated Makeup
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama