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Christmas with the Kranks (2004)

A couple decides to skip Christmas and take a cruise, then has less than a day to turn their home into a winter wonderland when their 20-something daughter announces she's on her way home for the holiday.
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Failure to Launch (2006)

Tripp (Matthew McConaughey) is a grown adult who still lives at home with his parents when they decide to employ an interventionist to help launch him out of the house for good.
Posted: 11/07/2007 02:27 PM EST more »


Father of the Bride (1991)

Steve Martin stars as an anxious father not quite ready to let his firstborn leave the nest.
Posted: 11/07/2007 02:48 PM EST more »


The Out-Of-Towners (1999)

A remake of the 1970 movie, in which Steve Martin and Goldie Hawn star as recent empty nesters traveling to New York.
Posted: 11/07/2007 02:46 PM EST more »