The Day My Parents Ran Away

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"He's Home Alone And He Likes It That Way."
  • PG
  • 1993
  • 1 hr 35 min
  • 3.8  (180)

The Day My Parents Ran Away is a 1993 comedy movie that tells the story of two kids, Justin (played by Robert Jayne) and his younger sister Karen (played by Brigid Brannagh), who are fed up with their parents' constant fighting and decide to teach them a lesson by running away. However, things take an unexpected turn when their parents, Mike (played by Matt Frewer) and Brenda (played by Patricia Childress), discover that their kids are nowhere to be found and assume that they have been kidnapped.

With the help of their nosy neighbor Mrs. Snyder (played by Mimi Kennedy), Mike and Brenda embark on a frantic search around town to find their missing children. Along the way, they discover that their kids have left behind a series of clues that lead them on a wild goose chase involving a stolen car, a pet store, and even the local TV news station.

As the hunt for the missing children continues, Mike and Brenda begin to realize the mistakes they have made in their marriage and the impact it has had on their family. Through their adventure, they learn to communicate and work together as a team, allwhile chasing down the clues their kids have left behind.

The Day My Parents Ran Away is a fun and heartwarming family movie that offers a unique take on the classic tale of kids running away from home. The comedic performances from the cast help to bring the story to life and make it an enjoyable watch for both kids and adults. The movie's themes of love, family, and communication are also important lessons that resonate long after the credits roll.

Matt Frewer delivers an endearing performance as the father figuring out how to be a better husband and father. Robert Jayne and Brigid Brannagh were fantastic in their roles as the mischievous siblings trying to teach their parents a lesson. Seth Green also makes a brief but memorable appearance as a young news reporter in training.

The Day My Parents Ran Away is a cinematic adventure that captures the trials and joys of family life. It's a must-see for anyone in need of a chuckle, a morale boost, or a gentle reminder of the importance of being united as a family. So, gather the family and settle down for a heartwarming ride. You won't be disappointed with what this movie has to offer.

The Day My Parents Ran Away is a 1993 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 35 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 3.8.

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    1 hr 35 min
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  • IMDB Rating
    3.8  (180)