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Checking Out

Directed by Jeff Hare

USA | 94 minutes | 2005

On the eve of his 90th birthday eccentric celebrated thespian Morris Applebaum (Peter Falk) summons his three grown children to his Manhattan apartment for a festive shindig no one will ever forget. Because when the party's over Morris plans to take his "final exit". No he's not ill or unduly depressed; he just wants to go out the way he's lived: on his own terms. Now it's up to his hilariously angst-ridden offspring to put aside their own excess baggage and convince Morris that it ain't over till the fat lady sings!
Director Jeff Hare
Countries of Production USA
Year of Presentation 2005
Language(s)
Premiere Status
Runtime 94 minutes
Principal Cast Peter Falk, Tony Todd, Laura San Giacomo, David Paymer, Judge Reinhold, Jeffrey D. Sams, Mary Elizabeth Winstead
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