Synopsis: Uncle Joe is ageing. He's also a millionaire. That's why his family is trying so very hard to get into his good books. They all want a piece of his empire. Unfortunately Uncle Joe isn't as stupid as his family thinks he is. He can see that his family is only nice to him because they want his money. Along comes Daniel McTeague, a struggling bowler, imported from another city by his family, to put an end to this ridiculous situation. The fight won't be easy, though, because the poor family has a little bit of competition - A beautiful nurse who takes care of Uncle Joe (and no doubt would love to take care of his bank account). Who gets all the money?
Genre: Comedy
Director(s): Jonathan Lynn
Production: MCA Universal Home Video
Rotten Tomatoes:
113 min

Carl, I want a girl, honey.

All right. I swear, after he's dead

we'll have a girl, I promise. OK?

Uncle Joe?

Wanted to tell you about something.

You should see how Big Joe...our Big Joe,

what a head for business he has

at nine years old.

He organised a lawn-mowing company

with fourth-graders.

He's preparing himself in case he has to

take over a big business some day.

So you're interested in money, huh?

Uh-huh. Made ten bucks just coming here.

I get another 20 if I kiss you.

I'm thinking about it.

All right.

That's it.

- What happened? Is he...?

- Coronary. He died instantly.

- Really? You mean just...?

- And he left everything to you, sis.

- Really?

- It wasn't him. It was Dr Hemmel.

You son of a bitch.

- You wish it was the old man, don't you?

- I did. Now I wish it was you.

- How are your girls, Ed?

- Yes, we have girls. You know why?

We wouldn't put Ed's sperm in a centrifuge

to separate the X's from the Y's!

Excuse me brother, no matter how much

Uncle Joe is worth,

there is a line below which we will not go.

Jolene, Joette? Let's go in, girls.

- We saw an ambulance!

- Dr Hemmel died.


[makes flatulence sounds]

Dennis, why don't you go and sit

at the kids' table?

Make me.

- Are you retarded?

- Not according to the tests.

You just sit here and shut up.

[starts again]

- Yolanda!

- It's all over the place!

He has a cold, Uncle Joe.

He didn't want you to get sick.

Ed, your girls knocked over some milk.

Well, Uncle Joe, I guess

you'll have to find a new doctor.

What for? Doctors, medicine.

Who needs 'em, huh uncle Joe!

You know who you should talk to

about this? Glen.

This man keeps himself in shape. It's discipline.

I exercise for a couple of weeks, that's it.

I cant stick with it, I admire you Glen.

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Lowell Ganz

Lowell Ganz is an American screenwriter, television writer, and television producer. He is the long-time writing partner of Babaloo Mandel. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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