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087 – TFFP: Dutch (1991)

EP87- Dutch - courtesy of Kevin Spencer - inkspatters.comIn this episode of The Forgotten Flix Podcast, we’re remembering the John Hughes (not-so) classic, Dutch (1991), starring the greatest working class schlub to ever grace the big and small screen, Ed (“Don’t call me Al Bundy”) O’Neill!

Directed by: Peter Faiman

Screenplay by: John Hughes

Starring: Ed O’Neill, Ethan Embry, and JoBeth Williams

Synopsis: Dutch (1991) stars Ed O’Neill (Married… with Children) as Dutch Dooley, a working class roughneck who agrees to drive his girlfriend’s (JoBeth Williams) spoiled, bratty son, Doyle (Ethan Embry), home for Thanksgiving. And what Dutch intends as an uneventful road trip soon spirals into chaos as he and Doyle engage in an escalating battle of wills.

This week’s movie picks are:

Jason’s Pick:

Defending Your Life (1991)

Joel’s Pick:

Career Opportunites (1991)

We’ll be back on 12/12 with a movie that EVERYONE remembers, Caveman (1981), starring Ringo Starr, Dennis Quaid and Shelly Long! Come on folks! Let’s hear it for Caveman! Hello? Hello? Is this thing on?

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1 comment for “087 – TFFP: Dutch (1991)

  1. Jay
    November 28, 2012 at 2:36 pm

    Thanks fellas. Will get round to listening to this as soon as. I remember seeing the trailer for this on other stuff but never got round to seeing the film itself. Although I do remember the video sleeve/poster with him carrying the boy tied up to a hockey stick.

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