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A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancé's conservative moralistic parents.

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 1996-03-08

Runtime 117 minutes

Budget $31m

Revenue $0.2b


TMDB 7.0


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sonia_barajas shared a tip "Loved Robin Williams and Nathan Lane's characters in this extremely funny movie."

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sher_free shared a tip "⭐️⭐️⭐️1/2 rewatch"

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Kaylee shared a tip "If you are looking for a good laugh, this is the movie for you!"

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Hope_Belle shared a tip "Very funny movie"

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amy_santi shared a tip "Amazing!!!!! Robin Williams At His Finest Loved This Movie Humor LGBT You Have It All ❤"

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libby_staebell shared a tip "Easily in my top 10. So funny, every time!"

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laura_bracken shared a tip "Cute, but watching it once is enough for me."

shannon_mcgraw shared a tip "Hillarious and touching, highly engaging"

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Lisamorris shared a tip "Nathan Lane and Hank Azaria steal the show. I could watch it over and over."

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kimberly_brown_3227 shared a tip "The talent in this movie blows my mind!"

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rhonda_downum shared a tip "Amazing performances. Groundbreaking premise. Ahead of it’s time!!"

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madmessmango shared a tip "Ultimate comfort movie. Everyone in this is fantastic but *especially* Nathan Lane and Robin Williams. I love them."

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jennie_dahl shared a tip "This is hilarious!"

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michelle_reno_4459 shared a tip "❤️❤️❤️❤️"

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shannon_grigsby shared a tip "Omg best Robin Williams movie ever made!! So funny! And Nathan lane is amazing!!!"

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diane_g. shared a tip "So hilarious! Robin Williams and the rest of the cast were great."

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mlhawkins shared a tip "Soooooo funny!"

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leslie_abram shared a tip "I miss Robin."

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innes_owens shared a tip "This is by far one of the best movies of all time!"

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melody_stills shared a tip "Hilarious! And excellent acting!"

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sarah_kittykat shared a tip "One of my favorite movies to watch. Good music, good story, and lots of humor!"

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okf-monique shared a tip "Never fails to make me laugh. One of my favorites.#comedy"

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clown_h03 shared a tip "I saw myself in Albert so much 🥺😭"

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deborah_riffle shared a tip "So FUNNY!"

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loni_alexander shared a tip "This movie is hilarious! A must see!"

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tristinrose shared a tip "I'd say this holds up through time, funny & thoughtful ... had me wheezing!"

kimberly_hunter_5324 shared a tip "Love the cast and the story. It’s definitely a go-to movie whenever I need to laugh!"

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lakeway07 shared a tip "This is f***ing funny!"

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abi_ogg shared a tip "Hilarious and feel good"

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jessica_feeney shared a tip "Awesome movie!"

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joeultrasexymanfromvalley shared a tip "it’s very interesting (good interesting"

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emily_van_der_puy shared a tip "A classic. It’s one of those movies I can’t turn off if I come across it on TV somewhere."

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elizabeth_bradshaw shared a tip "One of my all time favorite movies. Great laughs, fantastic cast!"

juniper_3246 shared a tip "Any scene with Spartacus. He is the best!!"

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valerie_ain shared a tip "This movie is a must see...Robin Williams is at his comedic won't be disappointed & you will laugh a lot 😍"

andrew_berg shared a tip "😍😍😍@janet_mendez_1805"

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rockett_zeffertino shared a tip "LBTQ friendly movie 👩‍❤️‍💋‍👩🏳️‍🌈 #lbgtq #comedy"

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aaron_vowels shared a tip "Robin Williams and Nathan Lane at their finest!"

karen_2545 shared a tip "Great comedy!! Will keep you laughing!!"

tonya_clark shared a tip "Hilarious!"

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alexis_di_gregorio shared a tip "This is THE BEST. Everyone in knows exactly what movie their in and plays it to the hilt."

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frank_mancaruso shared a tip "Not a bad adaptation to the original!"

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justin_sise shared a tip "Amazing movie"

daniel_banjavic shared a tip "A classic with a cast dreams are made of"

jerica_levick shared a tip "Fun and rambunctious. Light hearted."

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debbie_tinnirello shared a tip "My favorite move of all time. Still surprisingly relevant today"

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in_valid shared a tip "I think I enjoyed the original version better."

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kylah_sutton shared a tip "I need to rewatch to be sure I liked it. It's been a long time"

paula_cott shared a tip "Nathan Lane, Robin Williams, Hank Azaria, etc etc etc… this movie is awesome, I love it!"

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katherine_willard shared a tip "Great performances"

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bug_gonzalez shared a tip "One of the best and funniest movies I've ever seen"

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des_darrough shared a tip "One of my favorite movies of all time. Cant we all just get along!!🤣🤣🤣"

siobhan_agababian shared a tip "It’s funny lot of drama !!"

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belinda_perry shared a tip "What can you say but loved it."

1985Inc shared a tip "Hands. Down. One. Of. My. Top. Five. Favorites. OMG. Soooooooo goooooood!"

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taylor_webb_2461 shared a tip "I love this movie so much!"

agnes_acevedo shared a tip "Was entertaining."

grace_filetti shared a tip "Nathan and Robin killing it!"

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cece_tip_tow_wing shared a tip "ABSOLUTE FAVORITE ROBIN WILLIAMS FILM"

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david_ollington shared a tip "Hilarious."

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sheila_daniels shared a tip "Love the diverse characters and representation of that time."

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