It Runs in the Family (1994) Movie poster and book cover compared.

It Runs in the Family

Bob Clark, 1994

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In God We Trust: All Others Pay Cash
Jean Shepherd, 1966

It Runs in the Family is a movie directed by Bob Clark in 1994 and based on the book In God We Trust: All Others Pay Cash by Jean Shepherd, first published in 1966. The movie features Charles Grodin, Kieran Culkin, Mary Steenburgen, Christian Culkin, Al Mancini, Troy Evans, and others.

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RATING

5.6

/ 10

Movie Poster: It Runs in the Family (Bob Clark, 1994)

7.8

/ 10

Book Cover: In God We Trust: All Others Pay Cash (Jean Shepherd, 1966)

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Storyline

The Parker family is currently experiencing summer, and their individual lives are being filled with the customary amount of numerous events. The Old Man is engaged in combat with their hillbilly neighbors, the Bumpus, while eagerly anticipating the discovery of the ideal fishing spot, and the Mother is attempting to assemble a glass china set at a nearby movie theater. Ralphie is looking for the ideal top to use to beat the school bully with.

Movie vs Book

Poster of It Runs in the Family, the 1994 movie by Bob Clark

Year

1994

Minutes

85

Movie Rate

5.60

Source: IMDb

Movie

It Runs in the Family

Country: USA

Year: 1994

Length: 1h25m

Cover of In God We Trust: All Others Pay Cash, the 1966 book by Jean Shepherd

Year

1966

Pages

272

Book Rate

7.82

S: Goodreads

Book

In God We Trust: All Others Pay Cash

Country: USA

First published in: 1966

Length: 272 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Movie by Bob Clark
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A Christmas Story 2 (2012)
Movie by Brian Levant
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A Christmas Story Live! (2017)
Movie by Alex Rudzinski

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