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Folks! (1992)

Tom Selleck , Don Ameche , Ted Kotcheff  |  PG-13 |  DVD
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (105 customer reviews)


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  • Actors: Tom Selleck, Don Ameche, Anne Jackson, Christine Ebersole, Wendy Crewson
  • Directors: Ted Kotcheff
  • Writers: Robert Klane
  • Producers: Burton Elias, Gianni Nunnari, Malcolm R. Harding, Mario Cecchi Gori, Silvio Berlusconi
  • Format: Color, Widescreen, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: PG-13 (Parental Guidance Suggested)
  • Studio: Starz / Anchor Bay
  • DVD Release Date: June 13, 2006
  • Run Time: 107 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (105 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B000EZ908O
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #41,085 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "Folks!" on IMDb

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Tom Selleck stars as wealthy Chicago broker Jon Aldrich, a loving husband and father who must rush to Florida when his elderly mother becomes ill. But when his senile father (Don Ameche – winner of an Oscar® in 1986 for Best Actor In A Supporting Role in COCOON) burns down their house, Jon is forced to bring his parents home with him. Now nothing in his life — including his money-grubbing sister (Christine Ebersole) or an FBI sting that has frozen all his finances — can compare to the daily dangers of caring for his mother and father. Still, things are about to get much, much worse. Could Jon’s final solution be a series of deadly ‘accidents’ that will take care of his folks for good? Michael Murphy (PRIVATE PARTS), Wendy Crewson (THE SANTA CLAUSE) Robert Pastorelli (MURPHY BROWN) and Anne Jackson co- star in this hilarious black comedy from screenwriter Robert Klane and director Ted Kotcheff, the creators of WEEKEND AT BERNIE’S.

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39 of 41 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars a MUST see movie! November 13, 2005
Format:VHS Tape
I have enjoyed this movie since it came out at the movies. I love this movie and everyone that I have introduced the movie to have come back and said they laughed so hard they almost wet their pants. It really is that good. It's funny, touching, and full of irony. My fondest wish is that it comes out on DVD as soon as possible. I just can't say enough about this movie. It's not for kids under the age of15 or so, but for adults that have aged parents or grandparents you will connect right away and have a great time doing so. Prepare by going to the restroom before you start the movie and have some tissues handy for those touching moments. Poor Tom goes through the mill in this movie and does a great job acting as does all the actors. Don Amanche is sooo funny in this. I loved him in his early films where he was young, dashing and a very fine actor, and I love him in this. Take my word for it. You won't be at all disappointed for having spent the time to watch this under rated, under publicized movie. ENJOY!
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17 of 17 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Real Classic June 25, 2004
Format:VHS Tape
This is a real classic movie. Don Ameche and Tom Selleck did a supurb job. As any movie it has its slow spots but keeps you laughing. Ive watched this flick a dozen times already and still laugh just as hard and times even harder. I highly recommend this movie to anyone who's looking for a warm comedy with lots of laughs. Now if it would only come out on DVD.
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16 of 16 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Why??? August 7, 2011
By dobarne
Format:DVD
Sure I like the movie and want to add it to my DVD collection but WHY is it so expensive??? Can anyone tell me that for gods sakes???
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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars a good movie that is now out of print. November 21, 2011
Format:DVD
This was a good comedy from the early 90's. However this is a ripoff for 96.00 new. as some ripoff artist is making cdr copies of the original dvd. The movie is worth watching and deserves a blu ray release even. But this is insane.
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12 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Folks Is One Of The Funniest Movies Out There! June 19, 1999
By A Customer
Format:VHS Tape
I would recommend this title to everybody! It is one of the funniest movies that I have ever seen and I couldn't stop laughing the first time I saw it! This Video is a MUST GET for all movie lovers!!!
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11 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars very funny July 14, 2002
By Joe D
Format:VHS Tape
Totaly enjoyable, very funny. Tom Selleck is very good in this movie.
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10 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Carolyn sez January 9, 2002
Format:VHS Tape
In a sometimes all too serious world it was refreshing to see a movie that pokes fun at our everyday family problems ....made me feel less alone with family problems... hilarious movie... highly recommended! And thank god for happy endings! I laughed from begining to end...
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars My Grandpa and I watch this one alot! August 3, 2000
Format:VHS Tape
Whenever my grandpa comes over, we watch this one alot. Don Ameche and Tom Selleck do an excellent job with their roles! This is one of the funniest movies that I have ever seen! Highly reccommended!
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
3.0 out of 5 stars Three Stars
we enjoyed the movie. quality was good for the age of the movie
Published 1 month ago by Dorothy Brown
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
VERY FUNNY AND FUNNY.......
Published 2 months ago by Ladonna M. Combs
5.0 out of 5 stars Hilariously Funny Movie----Loved it!
I wanted this in my home library--glad someone was smart enough to put it on a dvd. I am a happy camper.
Published 3 months ago by Donna G. Cole
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
This is probably the best movie ever. Lots of action and comedy. Classic
Published 3 months ago by Loretta G. Mattson
4.0 out of 5 stars I don't watch to many VHS
I did not know for sure I was getting a VHS I had hoped on it being a DVD. Some day I will take the time to have it converted. This is one of my favorite Tom Celic Movies. Read more
Published 4 months ago by Steve Buckingham
5.0 out of 5 stars No respect
Will be left as you laugh yer butt off at this insane comedy. Some real lessons, but not for children. The cast is amazing,and you will remember this one.
Published 5 months ago by Lexcellent
5.0 out of 5 stars A good laugh from beginning to end.
Has a great cast, one of my favorite movies. Tom Selleck is a much underrated actor. His range is amazing. He displays his versatility in this comedy. Read more
Published 5 months ago by Frannie
4.0 out of 5 stars hilarious
So funny, and so interesting to see Tom without his mustache. I still like his mustache on him x x
Published 7 months ago by Sylvia M. Connolly
5.0 out of 5 stars Fabulous, touching and funny
Have watched over and over, gets funnier the more I watch. Sleeper? NO, wonderful movie. Wish more people could see it.
Published 8 months ago by FloridaTim
5.0 out of 5 stars vhs tape
Would like to have had a dvd but they are way too expensive. One of the funniest movies ever made!
Published 8 months ago by Robert E Leckband
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