Rising Son (1990)

07/23/1990 (US) TV MovieDrama 1h 32m


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


  6. Jane Adams

    Jane Adams

    Meg Bradley

  7. Richard Jenkins

    Richard Jenkins


  8. Matt Damon

    Matt Damon

    Charlie Robinson

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Rising Son

Status Released

Original Language English

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Revenue -


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