Staying Together (1989)




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This bittersweet comedy drama looks at the lives of a trio of brothers who face major life changes when their father decides to sell the family restaurant.
R (adult situations/language)
Art House & International , Comedy , Drama
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Jim Haynie
as Jake McDermott
Sean Astin
as Duncan
Tim Quill
as Brian
Levon Helm
as Denny
Dinah Manoff
as Lois Cook
Daphne Zuniga
as Beverly Young
Sheila Kelley
as Beth Harper
Ryan Hill
as Demetri Harper
Rick Marshall
as Charlie
Steve Jackson
as Contestant
Bonnie Johnson
as Waitress
Ann Pierce
as Nurse
Nathan LeGrand
as Husband
Wayne Coleman
as Wedding Photographer
Frances Arndt
as Mrs. Crawford
Ed Carter
as Announcer
Susan Aude Fisher
as Announcer
Jim Gandy
as Announcer
Paul Branin
as Guitarist/Vocalist
Jim Weider
as Guitarist
Frank Campbell
as Bassist
Randy Ciarlante
as Drummer/Vocalist
Stan Szelest
as Keyboardist/Vocalist
Thelma McNinch
as Customer
James R. Barrow
as Customer
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Critic Reviews for Staying Together

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (1)

...worth a look if only for the overall vibe of authenticity and almost uniformly effective performances...

Full Review… | November 9, 2007
Reel Film Reviews

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August 7, 2005

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February 7, 2003
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

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July 25, 2002

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Full Review… | December 31, 1999
Chicago Sun-Times
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Audience Reviews for Staying Together

***Due to the recent RT changes that have basically ruined my past reviews, I am mostly only giving a rating rather than a full review.***

Steve Smith
Steve Smith

Middling fare. Thank goodness Sean Astin rose out of this to become a hobbit. ABC Sunday night special stuff.

John Ballantine
John Ballantine

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Typical 80's flick. Not great. Not bad. Just very 80's...

Cynthia S.
Cynthia S.

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