Staying Together (1989) - Rotten Tomatoes

Staying Together (1989)




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This bittersweet comedy drama looks at the lives of a trio of brothers who face major life changes when their father decides to sell the family restaurant.

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Jim Haynie
as Jake McDermott
Sean Astin
as Duncan
Tim Quill
as Brian
Dinah Manoff
as Lois Cook
Daphne Zuniga
as Beverly Young
Sheila Kelley
as Beth Harper
Ryan Hill
as Demetri Harper
Steve Jackson
as Contestant
Wayne Coleman
as Wedding Photographer
Frances Arndt
as Mrs. Crawford
Ed Carter
as Announcer
Jim Gandy
as Announcer
Paul Branin
as Guitarist/Vocalist
Jim Weider
as Guitarist
Randy Ciarlante
as Drummer/Vocalist
Stan Szelest
as Keyboardist/Vocalist
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Critic Reviews for Staying Together

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (1)

It's the kind of movie that's so homespun and genuine and caring that you wonder if these characters ever have seen any movies or watched any television: Do they know their lives are cliches?

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

...worth a look if only for the overall vibe of authenticity and almost uniformly effective performances...

November 9, 2007 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Staying Together


This film is obscure -- even to film aficionados. There's a reason for that.

Christian C
Christian C

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Middling fare. Thank goodness Sean Astin rose out of this to become a hobbit. ABC Sunday night special stuff.

John Ballantine
John Ballantine

Super Reviewer


Typical 80's flick. Not great. Not bad. Just very 80's...

Cynthia S.
Cynthia S.

Super Reviewer

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