Overview

After a heart attack, Abbie Polin (Crystal), a New York doctor, goes to Los Angeles to see his father, Abe (King), who works in Hollywood as the "king of the extras." Their relationship has been strained for several years. This was the first movie directed by Henry Winkler, and much of it was filmed inside the MGM Studios in Culver City, California, only a few miles from Hollywood. Lisa, the romantic interest in Abbie's life, also comes for a visit and bonds with Abe, who gets along famously with everyone but his son. Abe begins having memory loss and eventually is diagnosed with a brain aneurysm. He and his son grow closer in time and, before it's too late, Abbie tries to get Abe a speaking role in a film.

  1. Henry Winkler

    Director

  2. Billy Crystal

    Writer

  3. Eric Roth

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Billy Crystal

    Billy Crystal

    Abbie

  2. Alan King

    Alan King

    Abe

  3. JoBeth Williams

    JoBeth Williams

    Lisa

  4. Janet Carroll

    Janet Carroll

    Dorothy Davis

  5. David Ackroyd

    David Ackroyd

    1st Assistant Director

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Status Released

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  • September 28, 1988
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 43m

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