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Passed Away (1992)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 24 April 1992 (USA)
A bunch of eccentric relatives gather for their patriarch's funeral.

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BJ
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Froggie
Helen Lloyd Breed ...
Aunt Maureen
Patricia O'Connell ...
Mrs. Finch
Sally Gracie ...
Mrs. Cassidy
Ruth Jaroslow ...
Mrs. Richfield
Alice Eisner ...
Aunt Sissy
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Carmine Syracusa
Ann Shea ...
Louise
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When Jack Scanlan passes away just before telling his son, Johnny what was really important in life, Johnny begins to wonder if he's let life pass him by. With the funeral as backdrop, all the Scanlans appear, each with an interesting situation. One of Johnny's sisters is divorced but hasn't told anyone, the sister who is a nun is now into liberation theology and has an illegal immigrant with her, and Tony is fighting for control of his father's union. Johnny and Terry (the divorced sister) both think that they may have found true love in the chaos (though what Johnny's wife thinks of it is up for grabs) as Johnny tries to make some kind of sense out of the various strains in his family. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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Comedy

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Rated PG-13 for language | See all certifications »
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24 April 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Adieu, Papa!  »

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$4,030,793 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Goofs

Bob Hoskins and Nancy Travis were leaving the salon, she changes the sign to open from closed, but she already had a customer in the salon for the whole scene. See more »

Quotes

Mary Scanlan: If he shot the sheriff but didn't shoot the deputy then who did?
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Marie's Wedding
Additional lyrics by Jim Corr
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Crossing Delancey at an Irish funeral
11 June 2000 | by (Montclair, NJ) – See all my reviews

Fun,unchallenging, episodic fluff -- heavy on the Irish ethnicity -- easy to take. All-star cast finds plenty of good material to bring fun to awkwartd situations. Peter Riegert and Pamela Reed are standouts. This is one big cliche accompanied by 15 ancillary cliches, but who cares? Its all in good fun.


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