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World's Greatest Dad

Rating:R (for language, crude sexual content, some drug use and disturbing images)
Release Date:August 21, 2009
Running time:98 minutes
Cast:Robin Williams, Daryl Sabara, Alexie Gilmore, Geoffrey Pierson, Henry Simmons
Director:Bobcat Goldthwait
Producer:Tim Perell, Howard Gertler, Sean McKittrick, Richard Kelly
Writer:Bobcat Goldthwait
Distributor:Magnolia Pictures

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Description: "World's Greatest Dad" is a story about a man that learns the things you want most may not be the things that make you happy and that being lonely is not necessarily the same as being alone. Lance Clayton is a man who has learned to settle. He dreamed of being a rich and famous writer, but has only managed to make it as a high school poetry teacher. His only son Kyle is an insufferable jackass who won't give his father the time of day. He is dating Claire, the school's adorable art teacher, but she doesn't want to get serious -- or even acknowledge publicly that they are dating. Then, in the wake of a freak accident, Lance suffers the worst tragedy and greatest opportunity of his life. He is suddenly faced with the possibility of all the fame, fortune and popularity he ever dreamed of, if he can only live with the knowledge of how he got there.

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