- Rated: R
- Run Time: 1 hours, 33 minutes
- Video: Color
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Released: June 13, 2006
- Originally Released: 1988
- Label: Image Entertainment
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
- Dolby Digital 1.0 - English
Performers, Cast and Crew:
There's nothing wrong with the Marshetta family that a little felony can't cure. Rupert doesn't want to follow in his father's blue-collar footsteps, so he and his quirky friend kidnap his father for ransom, only nobody wants him back.
Rupert is a unhappy teenager in a small Pennsylvania mining town who lives with his thoroughly dysfunctional parents. Gary is a strict father, who wants Rupert to be a coal miner like himself. Pam, Rupert's mom, wants her son to have something more in life. Tensions burst, however, when Rupert discovers that Pam is having an affair with Gary's best friend. With the help of his older girlfriend, Rupert concocts a hare-brained scheme to kidnap his father and use the ransom money to blow the depressing burg for good.
Family Interaction |
Kidnapping And Missing Persons |
Scams And Cons
- Premiered at the Cannes Film Festival Market May 15, 1988.
- Casting credits: Alan Amtzis (N.Y.) and Donna Belajac (Pittsburgh).