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It Runs in the Family (1994)

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85 min | Comedy, Family

It is now summer in the Parker family and the usual number of events is happening in their separate lives. Ralphie is searching for the perfect top to use to beat the school bully, the Old Man is in battle with their hillbilly neighbors (...See moreIt is now summer in the Parker family and the usual number of events is happening in their separate lives. Ralphie is searching for the perfect top to use to beat the school bully, the Old Man is in battle with their hillbilly neighbors (the Bumpuses) while eagerly awaiting the discovery of the perfect fishing spot, and Mother is attempting to collect all of the pieces of a glass china set at a local movie theater. Written by Richard Webner See less
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Jean Shepherd (novels "In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash" and "Wanda Hickey's Night of Gold Memories and Other Disasters") (as J. Shepherd) (screenplay) | Leigh Brown (screenplay) | Bob Clark (screenplay)
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$ 15,000,000
Gross (USA)
$ 70,936
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Release date
Sep 23, 1994 (United States)

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48 cast members
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Charles Grodin
Mr. Parker (The Old Man) Mr. Parker (The Old Man)   See fewer
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Kieran Culkin
Ralph 'Ralphie' Parker Ralph 'Ralphie' Parker   See fewer
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Mary Steenburgen
Mrs. Parker (Mother) Mrs. Parker (Mother)   See fewer
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Christian Culkin
Randy Parker Randy Parker   See fewer
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Al Mancini
Zudoc, The Old Man's fishing buddy Zudoc, The Old Man's fishing buddy   See fewer
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Troy Evans
The Old Man's fishing buddy The Old Man's fishing buddy   See fewer
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Roy Brocksmith
Mr. Winchell the Assessor Mr. Winchell the Assessor   See fewer
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Glenn Shadix
Leopold Doppler, Manager of Orpheum Theater Leopold Doppler, Manager of Orpheum Theater   See fewer
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Dick O'Neill
Pulaski, Shopkeeper Pulaski, Shopkeeper   See fewer
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Wayne Grace
Emil Bumpus Emil Bumpus   See fewer
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Tedde Moore
Miss Shields, Ralphie's Teacher Miss Shields, Ralphie's Teacher   See fewer
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Whit Hertford
Lug Ditka (as Whitby Hertford) Lug Ditka (as Whitby Hertford)   See fewer
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David Zahorsky
Schwartz Schwartz   See fewer
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Darwyn Swalve
Big Dickie Bumpus Big Dickie Bumpus   See fewer
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Marilyn Pitzer
Ma Bumpus Ma Bumpus   See fewer
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Ida Lee
Grandma Bumpus Grandma Bumpus   See fewer
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John Voldstad
Ace Bumpus Ace Bumpus   See fewer
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Frank Collison
Floyd Bumpus Floyd Bumpus   See fewer
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Robert Dickman
Clovis Bumpus Clovis Bumpus   See fewer
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William Preston
Grandpa Bumpus Grandpa Bumpus   See fewer
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Scott Thomson
Delbert Bumpus Delbert Bumpus   See fewer
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Anne Sayre
Cassie Bumpus Cassie Bumpus   See fewer
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Antonia Rey
Gypsy Woman Gypsy Woman   See fewer
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Chris Owen
Scut Farcus Scut Farcus   See fewer
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T.J. McInturff
Grover Dill Grover Dill   See fewer
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Annie Kitral
Mrs. Kissel Mrs. Kissel   See fewer
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Jack Ong
Mr. Won Lung Mr. Won Lung   See fewer
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Anthony Kiener
Traffic Cop Traffic Cop   See fewer
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Larry Ramey
Auctioneer Auctioneer   See fewer
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Bernard Canepari
Neighbor #1 Neighbor #1   See fewer
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Anne Finnerty
Neighbor #2 Neighbor #2   See fewer
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Ken West
Neighbor #3 Neighbor #3   See fewer
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Dorothy Silver
Neighbor #4 Neighbor #4   See fewer
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Michael Mott
Fisherman Fisherman   See fewer
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Doug Hufnagle
Man on Lake Man on Lake   See fewer
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Ariel Clark
Marble Kid Marble Kid   See fewer
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Jonathan Goch
Cinema Usher Cinema Usher   See fewer
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Cassie Fichter
Little Girl Little Girl   See fewer
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Jean Shepherd
Narrator / Ralph as an Adult (voice) Narrator / Ralph as an Adult (voice)   See fewer
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Gregory Adams
Junior Kissel (uncredited) Junior Kissel (uncredited)   See fewer
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Karin Boesler
Theater / Worlds Fair Patron (uncredited) Theater / Worlds Fair Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Christopher Chen
Cinema Usher #2 (uncredited) Cinema Usher #2 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Fike
Police Officer (uncredited) Police Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brad Hoss
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Stover
Kid (uncredited) Kid (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cindi Verbelun
Orpheum Theatre Attendee (uncredited) Orpheum Theatre Attendee (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dale Young
Deputy Sheriff (uncredited) Deputy Sheriff (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.7 / 10 | 1,300 votes