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World's Greatest Dad
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World's Greatest Dad 2009

description written by member Zara:

After his son (Daryl Sabara) dies in an awkward freak accident, high school poetry teacher Lance (Robin Williams) ghostwrites a suicide note to spare the family embarrassment. But when the note becomes an unexpected hit, Lance sees a chance to resurrect his writing career. In a bid for literary fame, Lance writes his son's journal and passes it off as his own. Writer-director Bob Goldthwait's comedy debuted at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival.

Release Date:August 21st, 2009
Running Time:98 minutes
Directed By:
Bobcat GoldthwaitBobcat Goldthwait
Written By:
Bobcat GoldthwaitBobcat Goldthwait
No image existsSteve Anderson
No image existsMatt Clark
Alexie GilmoreAlexie Gilmore
Toby HussToby Huss
No image existsTom Kenny
No image existsMitzi McCall
No image existsMorgan Murphy
No image existsGary Nelson
No image existsLorraine Nicholson
Geoffrey PiersonGeoffrey Pierson
Daryl SabaraDaryl Sabara
Henry SimmonsHenry Simmons
Tony V.Tony V.
Jermaine WilliamsJermaine Williams
Robin WilliamsRobin Williams
No image existsCrystal Rainbow Mort
No image existsHeidi Barrientes
No image existsBreighana Campion
No image existsJohn McCafferty Sr.
No image existsJessi Canlas
No image existsMax Canlas
No image existsDanielle Barnum
No image existsConstance Best
No image existsMax Canlas
No image existsBrittany Christine
No image existsNaomi Glick
No image existsDeborah Horne
No image existsBruce Hornsby
No image existsEllie Jameson
No image existsEvan Martin
No image existsJohn Misner
No image existsMichael Thomas Moore
No image existsT.J. Newton
No image existsZach Sanchez
No image existsRichard Scott
No image existsMelissa Pang Stenoien
No image existsMara Stevë
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World's Greatest Dad Movie Review by Jarrod (7/11/2011)

Lance Clayton (Robin Williams) always wanted to be a famous writer. He has finished five novels that have all been sent back with rejection notices from publishing firms. He is stuck teaching a high school poetry class that suffers from low enrollment. All the kids take the creative writing course of his much younger,...

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World's Greatest Dad Movie Review by Zara (12/12/2009)

Yes, it's sick and it's twisted and most of the time it's not the kind of comedy that is going to make you laugh, something that usually goes hand in hand with a comedy movie. I guess that's why they created the sub-genre of dark comedies, things about life that are so ridiculously over the top and so surreal that you...

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World's Greatest Dad Movie Review by RONNIE (9/4/2009)

World's Greatest DAD, an "off the wall" comedy, and I say, way off the wall!!! Robin Williams, who stars as Lance Clayton, gives us an outstanding performance in this story. Lance Clayton is a teacher who dreamed of being a rich and famous writer, but has only managed to make it as a high school poetry teacher. He has...

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