A comedy about life, love and the gentle art of raising children.

Parenthood (1989)


The story of the Buckman family and friends, attempting to bring up their children. They suffer/enjoy all the events that occur: estranged relatives, the 'black sheep' of the family, the eccentrics, the skeletons in the closet, and the rebellious teenagers.

Director: Ron Howard
Writers: Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel.

Parenthood Vodly
Vodly Score: 6.7/10 from 349 votes
Release Date: 1989-07-31
Status: Released
Run time: 124 min / 2:4
Revenue: $126,297,830
Production Companies : Universal Pictures, Imagine Entertainment
Production Country: United States of America


Steve Martin
as Gil Buckman
Mary Steenburgen
as Karen Buckman
Dianne Wiest
as Helen Buckman Lampkin Bowman
Jason Robards
as Frank Buckman
Rick Moranis
as Nathan Huffner
Tom Hulce
as Larry Buckman
Martha Plimpton
as Julie Buckman-Lampkin Higgins
Keanu Reeves
as Tod Higgins
Harley Jane Kozak
as Susan Buckman
Dennis Dugan
as David Brodsky
Joaquin Phoenix
as Garry Buckman-Lampkin
Eileen Ryan
as Marilyn Buckman
Helen Shaw
as Grandma
Jasen Fisher
as Kevin Buckman
Paul Linke
as George Bowman
Alisan Porter
as Taylor Buckman
Zachary La Voy
as Justin Buckman
Ivyann Schwan
as Patty Huffner
Alex Burrall
as Cool Buckman
Lowell Ganz
as Stan
Rance Howard
as Dean at College
Max Elliott Slade
as Young Gil Buckman
Clint Howard
as Lou
Lamont Lofton
as Fotomat Clerk
Erika Rafuls
as Amy
Jordan Kessler
as Matt
Billy Cohen
as Eddie
Isabel Cooley
as Barbara Rice
Walter von Huene
as Opposing Coach


Production Brian Grazer Producer
Costume & Make-Up Ruth Morley Costume Design
Camera Donald McAlpine Director of Photography
Directing Ron Howard Director
Writing Ron Howard Story
Art Todd Hallowell Production Design
Editing Daniel P. Hanley Editor
Editing Mike Hill Editor
Sound Randy Newman Music
Writing Lowell Ganz Screenplay
Writing Lowell Ganz Story
Writing Babaloo Mandel Screenplay
Writing Babaloo Mandel Story
Production Joseph M. Caracciolo Executive Producer

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