Sam and Muriel Kleinman (Peter Falk and Olympia Dukakis) have been happily married for 47 years. But when Sam gets an unexpected 'Dear John' letter from her, he turns to his son Ben (Paul Reiser) for answers. A drive upstate becomes a heart-warming roadtrip that takes both men down a road of laughter and self-discovery. Ben teaches his father to love again and, in return, learns a thing or two from his old man. But is it too late for the new and improved Sam to rekindle the love he's always had for Muriel?

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The Thing About My Folks (2005)

Comedy

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Sam and Muriel Kleinman (Peter Falk and Olympia Dukakis) have been happily married for 47 years. But when Sam gets an unexpected 'Dear John' letter from her, he turns to his son Ben (Paul Reiser) for answers. A drive upstate becomes a heart-warming roadtrip that takes both men down a road of laughter and self-discovery. Ben teaches his father to love again and, in return, learns a thing or two from his old man. But is it too late for the new and improved Sam to rekindle the love he's always had for Muriel?

Cast
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Peter Falk

Sam Kleinman
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Paul Reiser

Ben Kleinman
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Olympia Dukakis

Muriel Kleinman
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Elizabeth Perkins

Rachel Kleinman
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Mackenzie Connolly

Lilly Kleinman
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Lydia Jordan

Mia Kleinman
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Ann Dowd

Linda
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Claire Beckman

Hillary
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Mimi Lieber

Bonnie
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Bernie McInerney

Mr. Harrison
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Catherine Taormina

Young Muriel Kleinman
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Rachel Robinson

Voice of Young Muriel
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Rich Duva

Young Sam Kleinman
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Marshall Efron

Tow Truck Driver
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Dennis Sheehan

Tackle Shop Owner
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Timothy Hsu

Drugstore Cashier
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Michael Duvert

Ramone Asquincella
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Alison Fraser

Cutie's Mom
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Adam Mucci

Pool Hall Bully
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Craig Pattison

Bully's Friend
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Tonye Patano

Nurse
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Kevin Cahoon

Perky Waiter
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Lauren Bittner

Baseball Cutie
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Marti Cooney

Woman in Restaurant (as Marti J. Cooney)
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Jenna Gilliland

Extra
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Timothy McGroarty

Baseball Fan
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Samantha Musumeci

Young Bonnie in flashback scene
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Tom Brokaw

Himself (uncredited)
Crew
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Raymond De Felitta

Director
Disc Releases
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The Thing About My Folks

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

2/14/2006

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