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The Good Father (1985)

R
90 min | Drama

Bill (Sir Anthony Hopkins) is a man who's very bitter about his divorce and losing custody of his son. So, when one of his friends is being sued for divorce by his wife, so that she can enter into a lesbian relationship, Bill decides to ...See moreBill (Sir Anthony Hopkins) is a man who's very bitter about his divorce and losing custody of his son. So, when one of his friends is being sued for divorce by his wife, so that she can enter into a lesbian relationship, Bill decides to help his friend gain custody of his son in any way that they can devise, including using a sleazeball lawyer. But while Bill feels that feminism has robbed him of his family, he begins to be appalled at what he and Roger (Jim Broadbent) have done. Written by Kathy Li See less
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$20,361
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$421,201
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$421,201
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Feb 11, 1987 (United States)
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14 cast members
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Anthony Hopkins
Bill Hooper Bill Hooper   See fewer
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Jim Broadbent
Roger Miles Roger Miles   See fewer
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Harriet Walter
Emmy Hooper Emmy Hooper   See fewer
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Frances Viner
Cheryl Langford Cheryl Langford   See fewer
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Simon Callow
Mark Varda Mark Varda   See fewer
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Miriam Margolyes
Jane Powell Jane Powell   See fewer
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Joanne Whalley
Mary Hall Mary Hall   See fewer
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Michael Byrne
Leonard Scruby Leonard Scruby   See fewer
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Jennie Stoller
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Johanna Kirby
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Creighton Creighton   See fewer
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6.2 / 10 | 449 votes