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Garry Marshall directed this film which starts as a light comedy but moves into heavy-duty drama later on. David Basner (Tom Hanks in a good performance) works in an ad agency, where he enjoys bantering with his co-workers and meets a lot of women. He hasn't been especially close to his father (Jackie Gleason) and never thought about him much until his Dad is left devastated when his wife of 36 years walks out on him. He is soon faced with serious health problems as well. This propels the elder Basner on a downward slide that affects David and their relationship. ~ Eleanor Mannikka, Rovi

  • Release date:July 30, 1986

Cast

Tom Hanks
as David Basner
Jackie Gleason
as Max Basner
Eva Marie Saint
as Lorraine Basner
Hector Elizondo
as Charlie Gargas
Barry Corbin
as Andrew Woolridge
Bess Armstrong
as Donna Mildred Martin
Sela Ward
as Cheryl Ann Wayne
John Kapelos
as Roger, the Commercial Director
Carol Messing
as David's secretary
Bill Applebaum
as Ted Geller
Mona Lyden
as Mishi
Anthony Starke
as Cameron
Jane Morris
as Dale
Dan Castellaneta
as Brian
Mike Hagerty
as Eric
Jeff Michalski
as Lewis
Toni Hudson
as Receptionist
Bruce A. Young
as Gene
Ben Rawnsley
as Mitchell
Kathi Marshall
as Tour Guide
Scott Marshall
as Mailroom Boy
Lynda Goodfriend
as Louise Pelham
Mark Von Holstein
as Robert
Ron Dean
as Ed Bedsole
Andrew Paris
as DJ at Shenanigan's
Steve Assad
as Lloyd
Vincent Guastaferro
as Marvin Nadler
Andra Akers
as Blonde Saleswoman
Tracy Reiner
as Young Saleswoman
Harvey Keenan
as Nat Vogel
Lorna Thayer
as Auditioning Grandma
Meg Wyllie
as Grandma on Commercial Set
Shirley Kirks
as Jeu De Prume Dancer
Bo Sabato
as Boardroom Executive
Jack Larson
as Max's Doctor
Julie Paris
as Gina the Nurse
Steve Restivo
as Head Waiter
Frank Campanella
as Remo
Lou Evans
as Man on Airplane
Conrad Janis
as Himself
Lucinda Crosby
as Fashion Show Announcer
Jeris Poindexter
as Harvey
Sam Denoff
Mark Von Holstein
as Robert
Tracy Reiner
as Young Saleswoman
Frank Campanella
as Remo
Mike Hagerty
as Eric
Ron Dean
as Ed Bedsole
Bo Sabato
as Boardroom Executive
Lorna Thayer
as Auditioning Grandma
Lynda Goodfriend
as Louise Pelham
Ben Rawnsley
as Mitchell
Mona Lyden
as Mishi
Jane Morris
as Dale
Steve Restivo
as Head Waiter
Lucinda Crosby
as Fashion Show Announcer
Steve Assad
as Lloyd
Kathi Marshall
as Tour Guide
Lou Evans
as Man on Airplane
Andrew Paris
as DJ at Shenanigan's
Toni Hudson
as Receptionist
Scott Marshall
as Mailroom Boy
Bruce A. Young
as Gene
Anthony Starke
as Cameron
Jeris Poindexter
as Harvey
Vincent Guastaferro
as Marvin Nadler
Harvey Keenan
as Nat Vogel
Andra Akers
as Blonde Saleswoman
Jack Larson
as Max's Doctor
Jeff Michalski
as Lewis
Conrad Janis
as Himself
Bill Applebaum
as Ted Geller
Dan Castellaneta
as Brian
Julie Paris
as Gina the Nurse
Meg Wyllie
as Grandma on Commercial Set
Shirley Kirks
as Jeu De Prume Dancer

Crew

Garry Marshall
Director
Raymond Stark
Producer
Nick Abdo
Producer
Roger M. Rothstein
Producer
Alex Rose
Producer
Rick Podell
Screenwriter
Larry Grusin
Screenwriter
Michael Preminger
Screenwriter
John A. Alonzo
Cinematographer
Janice Hampton
Editor
Glenn Farr
Editor
Charles Rosen
Production Designer
Rosanna Norton
Costume Designer
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