Like Father, Like Son
Like Father, Like Son (1987)

Dr. Jack Hammond (Dudley Moore) is a noted heart surgeon whose personality is switched with his teenage son Chris (Kirk Cameron) in this uninspired comedy. The ingestion of a brain transference serum is the catalyst for the comic… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: October 2, 1987
DVD Release Date: April 27, 2004
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

[This] is one of the most desperate comedies I've ever seen, and no wonder. The movie's premise doesn't work -- not at all, not even a little, not even part of the time -- and that means everyone in the movie looks awkward and silly all of the time.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality & Practice

The film doesn't really click as a satire on generational differences in manners and morals.

David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews of the more memorable entries in the late 1980s' body-switching boom.

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Cathy Burke
United Press International

Like Father, Like Son manages to have a heart along with a sense of humor.

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danny d
decent comedy