Funny Bones (1995)

Funny Bones


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Movie Info

This saga pays tribute to vaudeville and is filled to the rafters with old shticks as it follows the attempts of a young comedian to follow in his father's illustrious footsteps. Jerry Lewis plays a supporting role as venerated comic George Fawkes, father of rebellious son Tommy who wants to be a famous comic in his own right. Tommy tries to create a unique form of comedy and totally fails in his Las Vegas debut. His father watched him. Tommy decides to try a new tack and goes to Blackpool … More

Rating: R
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Peter Chelsom, Peter Flannery
In Theaters:
On DVD: Sep 2, 2003


as Tommy Fawkes

as Jack Parker

as Jim Minty

as Kaite Parker

as George Fawkes

as Dolly Hopkins

as Stanley Sharkey

as Bruno Parker

as Thomas Parker

as Bruno Parker

as Lawrence Berger

as Nicky

as Steve Campbell

as Billy Mann

as Laura Fawkes

as Battison

as Poquelin

as Hal Dalzell

as Francesco

as Ringmaster

as Policeman

as Policeman

as Security Guard

as Harold as Himself

as Comedian

as Poodle Woman

as Comedian

as Camilla Powell

as Mr. Pearce

as Club Owner

as Reporter

as Reporter

as Himself

as Leo the Leprechaun

as Leo the Leprechaun

as Backward Talking Man

as Doggyduo

as Bagpipe Playing Dwar...

as Paper Tearer

as Cox Twin

as Cox Twin

as Bastard Son of Louis...

as Plastic Cup Smasher

as Puppeteer

as Musical Saw Player

as Little Firewater

as Skipper

as Tropicana Dancer

as Tropicana Dancer

as Tropicana Dancer

as Tropicana Dancer

as Tropicana Dancer

as Tropicana Dancer

as Little Tommy

as Toast
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Critic Reviews for Funny Bones

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Full Review… | September 7, 2011
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
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Chicago Sun-Times
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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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Full Review… | March 31, 2008
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Full Review… | January 26, 2006
Time Out
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Audience Reviews for Funny Bones

A very funny and moving comedy with some great performances. Davies and Lewis are brilliant, Platt has never been better. It's actually Lee Evens who steals the show though with a real nail biting finale!

Anthony Lawrie

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It was interesting. I thought it was funny, but the ending was pretty weak.

Marion Ravenwood

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Leo L

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