Daddy's Dyin'...Who's Got the Will? (1990)





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This screen version of Del Shores' play follows a dysfunctional Southern family as they squabble among themselves over the family fortune. As the title would suggest, Daddy (Bert Remsen), the patriarch of a large family in the deep South, is reaching the end of life's journey as his health and energy slip away and he watches midget wrestling on a television that isn't even turned on. Daddy's children have all returned to the family home, ostensibly to show their support in their father's final … More

Rating: PG-13
Genre: Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Del Shores
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On DVD: Dec 7, 2004

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as Orville

as Sara Lee

as Lurlene

as Marlene

as Mama Wheelis

as Daddy

as Linnie Sue

as Little Sara Lee

as Little Orville

as Jeannie
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Critic Reviews for Daddy's Dyin'...Who's Got the Will?

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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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May 15, 2006
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August 2, 2005

Audience Reviews for Daddy's Dyin'...Who's Got the Will?


A lot of good actors are stranded in this clumsy mess.

jay nixon

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So freakin' hilarious...

Leigh Ryan

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Neither hot nor cold, but a lukewarm time waster.

Anthony Valletta

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