Made in America

Film, Comedy

Time Out says

Director Benjamin makes amiable but bland comedies, and here's another. The pitch is ebony (Goldberg) meets ivory (Danson) as bio-chemical parents of, well, a light-brown daughter (Long) when they belatedly discover she was the fruit of a sperm bank mix-up. Whoopi's a successful, politicised, single working-mother; Danson's a lovable, reconstructable cowpoke. After the first half sets up intriguing racial/political/biological conundrums, the second simply lets them go hang. Energetically directed with a fair smattering of funny lines.

Details

Release details

Duration:
110 mins

Cast and crew

Director:
Richard Benjamin
Screenwriter:
Holly Goldberg Sloan
Cast:
Whoopi Goldberg
Ted Danson
Will Smith
Nia Long
Frances Bergen
Phyllis Avery
Jennifer Tilly