Home Fries (1998)



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Dean Parisot, who won a live-action short Oscar, made his feature directorial debut with this black comedy from a producer team that included Barry Levinson and Lawrence Kasdan. A philandering stepdad is the victim of vengeful Mrs. Lever (Catherine O'Hara), who sends her sons out to scare him to death. Cobra helicopter pilots Dorian (Luke Wilson) and Angus (Jake Busey) accomplish this by strafing the forest at night as the stepdad runs in terror. No one knows that pregnant Burger-Matic cashier … More

Rating: PG-13 (for thematic elements and some sexual humor)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Directed By:
Written By: Vince Gilligan
In Theaters:
On DVD: Mar 30, 1999
Warner Bros. Pictures


as Beatrice

as Angus

as Mrs. Jackson

as Henry Lever

as Sheriff

as Soldier in Jeep

as Mrs. Vaughan

as Lamaze Instructor

as Lucy Garland

as Reverend

as Tobacco Warehouse Su...

as Nurse No. 1

as Nurse No. 2

as Good Ol' Boy in Pick...

as Photo Lab Employee
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Critic Reviews for Home Fries

All Critics (53) | Top Critics (14)

Full Review… | September 7, 2011
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review… | March 19, 2002
Globe and Mail
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Detroit News
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
San Francisco Chronicle
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Drew is cute as always and so's Wilson

December 12, 2003
Greenwich Village Gazette

A dark comedy that's artificially dark and is never very funny.

November 13, 2003
Juicy Cerebellum

Audience Reviews for Home Fries

The description of the movie on here isn't at all what I remember of it, but maybe I should see it again. I remember a romantic comedy involving a pregnant Drew Barrymore. I really liked it too, it was funny enough, and dramatic enough to make a good rom-com.

Aj V

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Tim Salmons

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Mindless entertainment. I was impressed with Catherine O'Hara's acting -- it must be hard to be that crazy. Drew Barrymore is always cute.

Red Lats

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