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  • Necessary Parties (1988)
  • TV-PG
    TV Movie | 96 min | Family, Drama
Necessary Parties (1988)
TV-PG
TV Movie | 96 min | Family, Drama

14-year-old Chris Mills throws a wrench in his parents' plans to divorce by hiring Archie Corelli, an auto-mechanic by day and a lawyer by night, to sue his parents and ultimately disrupt their plans to end their marriage.
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Barbara Dana (screenplay) (based on the novel by) | Alan Arkin (screenplay)
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28 cast members
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Mark-Paul Gosselaar
Chris Mills (as Mark Paul Gosselaar) Chris Mills (as Mark Paul Gosselaar)   See fewer
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Taylor Fry
Jenny Mills Jenny Mills   See fewer
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Julie Hagerty
Connie Mills Connie Mills   See fewer
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Geoff Pierson
Stephen Mills (as Geoffrey Pierson) Stephen Mills (as Geoffrey Pierson)   See fewer
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Judd Trichter
David Haverman David Haverman   See fewer
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Brenda Denmark
Mrs. Price Mrs. Price   See fewer
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Maggie Task
Mrs. Sivalo Mrs. Sivalo   See fewer
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Anthony Arkin
Joey, the mechanic Joey, the mechanic   See fewer
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Alan Arkin
Archie Corelli Archie Corelli   See fewer
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Donald Moffat
Grampa Mills Grampa Mills   See fewer
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Denece Ryland
Sylvia Nevins, Mom's lawyer Sylvia Nevins, Mom's lawyer   See fewer
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Gwen McGee
Clerk Clerk   See fewer
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John Batiste
Judge Harris Judge Harris   See fewer
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Kurt Knudson
Beanie Davis, Dad's lawyer Beanie Davis, Dad's lawyer   See fewer
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Nina Inamdar
Vivian Vivian   See fewer
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Adam Arkin
Mr. Dunfee Mr. Dunfee   See fewer
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Gwen Arner
Parent Parent   See fewer
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Richard Dana
Reverend Mosely Reverend Mosely   See fewer
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Deborah Jane
student student   See fewer
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7.1 / 10 | 92 votes