Rising Son



A factory foreman with 36 years experience becomes despondent after being laid off by his company which has just been taken over by a Japanese conglomerate and is unable to find any other work. Meanwhile, his son uses his father's unemployment as an excuse to drop out of the pre-med program his father pressured him to enter.

  1. Bill Phillips

    Story, Teleplay

  2. John David Coles


  3. Lewis Cole


  4. Rafael Yglesias


Top Billed Cast

  1. Brian Dennehy

    Brian Dennehy

    Gus Robinson

  2. Piper Laurie

    Piper Laurie

    Martha Robinson

  3. Graham Beckel

    Graham Beckel


  4. Emily Longstreth

    Emily Longstreth


  5. Ving Rhames

    Ving Rhames


Full Cast & Crew

Rising Son


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Status Released

Release Information

  • July 23, 1990


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 32m

Budget -

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