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Parents

1989-01-27 | Comedy / Drama
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Michael is a young boy living in a typical 1950s suburbanite home... except for his bizarre and horrific nightmares, and continued unease around his parents. Young Michael begins to suspect his parents are cooking more than just hamburgers on the grill outside, but has trouble explaining his fears to his new-found friend Sheila, or the school's social worker.
Director: Bob Balaban
Stars: Randy Quaid, Mary Beth Hurt

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  • Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

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Michael is a young boy living in a typical 1950s suburbanite home... except for his bizarre and horrific nightmares, and continued unease around his parents. Young Michael begins to suspect his parents are cooking more than just hamburgers on the grill outside, but has trouble explaining his fears to his new-found friend Sheila, or the school's social worker..
The runtime of Parents is 81 minutes.
The casts of Parents are Randy Quaid starring as Nick Laemle, Mary Beth Hurt starring as Lily Laemle, Sandy Dennis starring as Millie Dew, Bryan Madorsky starring as Michael Laemle, Juno Mills-Cockell starring as Sheila Zellner, Deborah Rush starring as Mrs. Gladys Zellner.
The full version of Parents is provided by Tubi TV , Amazon Prime Video , Amazon Video , YouTube , Google Play Movies , Apple iTunes , The Roku Channel , Vudu
The release date of Parents is January 27, 1989.
The certification of Parents is R.
The director of Parents is Bob Balaban, the writer is Christopher Hawthorne.
Parents won 1989 Avoriaz Fantastic Film Festival, 1989 Fantafestival.
The genre of Parents is Comedy,Drama,Horror.
On November 26, 2021, there were 5103 public reaction to Parents including downright frightening, highly disturbing, irregular, most disturbing, dark and disturbing.