The Thing About My Folks Movie

Sometimes the fruit falls very far from the tree.

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Who's Involved:

Raymond De Felitta, Elizabeth Perkins, Paul Reiser, Jeffrey Silver, Olympia Dukakis, Scott Strauss, Peter Falk, Lydia Jordan, Mackenzie Connolly, Robert Newmyer

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 1 hr, 36 m

Plot: What's the story about?

"The Thing About My Folks", starring Peter Falk and Paul Reiser, is a semi- autographical film that Reiser wrote specifically for Falk, his all-time favorite actor. A sudden family crisis throws a befuddled writer and his "loose cannon" dad together for an unexpected road trip. Family secrets are uncovered and in a few surprising days, the two men learn more about each other—and have more fun—than either imagined possible.

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Crew: Who's making The Thing About My Folks

A look at the The Thing About My Folks behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Raymond De Felitta last directed Bottom of the 9th and Rob the Mob.


Paul Reiser


Robert Newmyer
Paul Reiser
Jeffrey Silver
Scott Strauss



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Production: What we know about The Thing About My Folks

Filming Timeline

On or about December 31, 1969, the film was in Completed status.

The Thing About My Folks Release Date: When was it released?

The Thing About My Folks was released in 2005 on Friday, September 16, 2005 (). There were 11 other movies released on the same date, including Cry Wolf, Alien Love Triangle and Lord of War.

When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, February 14, 2006

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