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The Day My Parents Ran Away (1993)

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The comedy The Day My Parents Ran Away concerns a teenager named Matt whose wishes come true when his mother and father abandon him in their home. Soon the realities of caring for oneself overwhelms Matt and he seeks out his parents to convince them to return home. However, they have found a much more enjoyable life and have no desire to return to him.
Rating:
PG
Genre:
Comedy
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Studio:
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

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Cast

Bobby Jacoby
as Matt Miller
Matt Frewer
as Bob Miller
Blair Brown
as Judy Miller
Brigid Conley Walsh
as Melanie Hope
Martin Mull
as Norman Roberts
Elena Wohl
as Andrea
Kevin Meaney
as Sam Scott
Benjamin J. Stein
as Dr. Lillianfarb
Roger Dela Rosa
as Victor Wing
Dana Kaminski
as Mrs. Troy
Charlotte Booker
as Mrs. Hope
Nick Toth
as Mr. Hope
Jane Alden
as Millicent
Eric Poppick
as Yantek
Aaron Lustig
as Teacher Haldeman
Jack Shearer
as Det. Scatteregia
Ryan Alosio
as Fine Young Man
Keith Bogart
as Jimmy/Rocker Guy
Michael Bower
as Richie
Joyce Brothers
as Dr. Antonia Missermaster
Michael Dempsey
as Don Godbole
John Christian Graas
as Woodman Hope
Tad Horino
as Old Mr. Wing
Gili Lang
as Young Matt
Amy Leland
as Pigtailed Madonna
Will Leskin
as Delivery Man
Susan Krebs
as Brenda Hargis
Tisha Putnam
as Cindy Betty
Daniel Ori
as Troy Twin
Richard Ori
as Troy Twin
Terry Norton Orr
as Girl in Line
Sheila Shaw
as Mrs. Godbole
Constance Zimmer
as Girl in Line
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Review in a nutshell: Two parents that don't know how to set limits for their teenage son. They quickly get fed up and abandon him. He parties but soon tires of it and tries to find them. When he does, they don't want to return. It had the potential to be very funny (Like 'Don't Tell Mom The Babysitter's Dead) but falls short. Very short. Don't waste your time watching this TERRIBLE movie.

Ida Kern
Ida Kern

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½

Nothing in TDMPRA even resembles comedy. Its not funny not good. It looks funny on your DVD rack haha.

Bert Perkins
Bert Perkins

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