Carbon Copy (1981)

Carbon Copy (1981)

Carbon Copy





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George Segal plays rich and surly California executive Walter Whitney, who learns out-of-the-blue that he has a 17-year-old black son, in Michael Schultz's lightweight Carbon Copy. When his son Roger Porter (Denzel Washington) arrives, Walter tries to pass him off to his neighbors in the restricted all-white suburb as a sociological experiment. But when he eventually confesses his parenthood to his wife Vivian (Susan Saint James), his world is turned upside down. In a flash, all the trophies of … More

Rating: R
Genre: Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Stanley Shapiro
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On DVD: Mar 2, 2004
AVCO Embassy Pictures

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as Walter Whitney

as Roger Porter

as Vivian Whitney

as Nelson Longhurst

as Victor

as Mary Ann

as Rev. Hayworth

as Basketball Father

as Dr. Bristol

as Freddie

as Basketball Father
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All Critics (1)

Sem saber se pretende ser uma comédia, um drama ou uma denúncia sobre preconceito racial, este medíocre filme salva-se apenas pela curiosidade de ter servido como veículo de estréia para Denzel Washington.

June 27, 2003
Cinema em Cena

Audience Reviews for Carbon Copy


Older movie but a very young Denzel Washington's first role. Interesting this was made in 1981 and the storyline could be a modern movie. I liked George Segal in this one and Jack Warden is pretty good too. This movie has some funny parts and although dated is not too bad.

Matthew Liptak

Super Reviewer

A favorite. Great movie. Absolutely hilarious!!

Leo L

Super Reviewer

For being washington's first film it's not horrible, he's just not believable as a seventeen year old.

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