An errant father (Gene Hackman) tries to reconcile with his eccentric and underachieving family (Anjelica Huston, Ben Stiller) in New York.
Sure, the Wizard of Oz tells us there's no place like home. But as any movie that exists outside a complete fantasy world is quick to remind: When home means dealing with your family, sometimes you'd be a lot happier if you stayed away. Then again, it could be a lot worse. However bad your own family, it's almost certain you'd have a worse time traveling across the country to sip eggnog and open presents with any of these clans — all, admittedly, great fun to watch in a theater.
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