A Tiger's Tale (1988)





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Set in a small town in Texas, a young man begins to lose interest in his sex-brained girlfriend and begins falling for her mother instead. This romantic comedy-drama features C. Thomas Howell, Ann-Margret, Kelly Preston and Charles Durning.
R (adult situations/language, nudity)
Comedy , Drama , Romance
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Paramount Home Video


Kelly Preston
as Shirley Butts
Charles Durning
as Charlie Drumm
as Rose Butts
C. Thomas Howell
as Bubber Drumm
Steven Kampmann
as Dr. Shorts
Traci Lind
as Penny
Angel Tompkins
as La Vonne
Ann Wedgeworth
as Claudine
John Reno
as Juke Jumper Member
James Noble
as Sinclair
Jo Perkins
as Lucy
Charlotte Stanton
as Counselor
Scott Fults
as Buddy
Traci Lin
as Penny
David Denney
as Tyronne
James Cole
as Ronnie
Nik Hagler
as Deputy dozel
Paul Menzel
as Husband
Steve Farrell
as Dr. Frank
Linda Rae Favila
as Kiki Walker
Ed Geldart
as Gamekeeper
Diane Perella
as Samantha
Shannon Collins
as Girl at Clinic
Michael Bartula
as Juke Jumper Member
Sumter Bruton
as Juke Jumper Member
Jim Colgrove
as Juke Jumper Member
Amanda Goyen
as Girl with Dog
Jim Milan
as Juke Jumper Member
Craig Simecheck
as Juke Jumper Member
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Critic Reviews for A Tiger's Tale

All Critics (1) | Top Critics (1)

Some movies don't seem to know what they're really about, and A Tiger's Tale is one of them.

Full Review… | December 31, 1999
Chicago Sun-Times
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Audience Reviews for A Tiger's Tale

I loved this crazy movie. C. Thomas Howell is lovable as Bubber in this whacky comedy. A tale of how a young highschooler falls in love with an elder woman and the chemistry they both have with each other. One of my favorite comedies.

Donna Dawson
Donna Dawson

Super Reviewer


An interesting movie!

Leo L
Leo L

Super Reviewer

Unbelievable romantic combination of C. Thomas Howell and Ann-Margret.

Dean McKenna
Dean McKenna

Super Reviewer

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