Robin Williams stars as Lance Clayton, a man who has learned to settle. He dreamed of being a rich and famous writer, but has only managed to make it as an unpopular high school poetry teacher. His only son Kyle (Daryl Sabara) is an insufferable jackass who won't give his father the time of day. He is dating Claire (Alexie Gilmore), the school's adorable art teacher, but she doesn't want to get serious, or even acknowledge publicly that they are dating. Then, in the wake of a freak accident, Lance suffers the worst tragedy and greatest opportunity of his life. He is suddenly faced with the possibility of all the fame, fortune and popularity he ever dreamed of, if he can only live with the knowledge of how he got there.

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World's Greatest Dad (2009)

R

Romance/Comedy · 1h 39m · 1/18/2009

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Lance Clayton is about to get everything he deserves.

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Robin Williams stars as Lance Clayton, a man who has learned to settle. He dreamed of being a rich and famous writer, but has only managed to make it as an unpopular high school poetry teacher. His only son Kyle (Daryl Sabara) is an insufferable jackass who won't give his father the time of day. He is dating Claire (Alexie Gilmore), the school's adorable art teacher, but she doesn't want to get serious, or even acknowledge publicly that they are dating. Then, in the wake of a freak accident, Lance suffers the worst tragedy and greatest opportunity of his life. He is suddenly faced with the possibility of all the fame, fortune and popularity he ever dreamed of, if he can only live with the knowledge of how he got there.

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Companies

Magnolia Pictures, Darko Entertainment, Process Productions, Jerkschool Productions, Process Media

Budget

$10,000,000

Revenue

$295,750
Cast
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Robin Williams

Lance
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Daryl Sabara

Kyle Clayton
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Morgan Murphy

Morgan
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Naomi Glick

Ginger
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Dan Spencer

Dan Spencer
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Geoff Pierson

Principal Anderson
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Henry Simmons

Mike Lane
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Zach Sanchez-Vitale

Peter (as Zach Sanchez)
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Alexie Gilmore

Claire Reed
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Evan Martin

Andrew
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Ellyn Jameson

Jennifer (as Ellie Jameson)
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Mikey Moore

Chris (as Michael Moore)
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Ray Buckley

Metal Kid (as Alles Mist)
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Jermaine Williams

Jason
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Lorraine Nicholson

Heather
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Mitzi McCall

Bonnie
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Rebecca Erwin Spencer

Nosy Neighbor
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Cheri Minns

Nosy Neighbor
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Zazu

Nosy Neighbor
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Tony V.

Dr. Pentola
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Krist Novoselic

Newsstand Vendor
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Mable Mae

Mabel
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Zoe

The Fighting Pug
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Tom Kenny

Jerry Klein
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Jill Talley

Make-Up Woman
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Toby Huss

Bert Green
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Deborah Horne

Dr. Dana
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Bruce Hornsby

Bruce Hornsby
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Riley Dean Stone

Bruce Hornsby's Mic Stand
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Indus Alelia

Girl on basketball court (uncredited)
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Steve Anderson

News Crew - Boom Holder (uncredited)
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Danielle Barnum

Fantasy Girl (uncredited)
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Heidi Barrientes

Fantasy Girl (uncredited)
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Wayne Bastrup

TV Crew Member (uncredited)
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Constance Best

Bookstore Fan (uncredited)
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Breighana Campion

Student / Girl Reading Newspaper (uncredited)
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Brittany Christine

Fantasy Girl (uncredited)
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Gemma Clarke

Student (uncredited)
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Julian Curelop

Student (uncredited)
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Gary

Low Income Person (uncredited)
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Bobcat Goldthwait

Chaffeur (uncredited)
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Brandii R. Grace

Student (uncredited)
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Anne Sheridan Kennedy

Teacher (uncredited)
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Richard Kilpatrick

Student (uncredited)
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John Misner

Book Publisher (uncredited)
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Crystal Rainbow Mort

Student (uncredited)
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T.J. Newton

Teacher (uncredited)
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Melissa Pang

Beautiful LA Person (uncredited)
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Andra Petru

Fantasy Girl (uncredited)
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Richard Scott

Basketball Player (uncredited)
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Mara Stevë

Low Income Housing Person (uncredited)
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Peter Weinstein

Publisher (uncredited)
Crew
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Bobcat Goldthwait

Director
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Bobcat Goldthwait

Writer
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

World's Greatest Dad

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

12/8/2009

Disc Title Front Cover

World's Greatest Dad

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD, Low))

12/8/2009

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