An Unexpected Family

1996, Movie, PG, 93 mins

This rose-tinted, made-for-cable soap opera (which first aired in December of 1996) is reminiscent of '30s tearjearkers like PENNY SERENADE (1941), which mingled light comedy with bathos. Lending substance to this laughter-tinged melodrama is Stockard Channing, who charmingly plows through bogus plot contrivences to win over the sniffle-prone as well as more cynical viewers.

Career woman Barbara Whitney (Stockard Channing) relishes her comfortable Manhattan lifestyle and upscale job at a major art museum. Unprepared for the complications of parenting, she is forced to learn when her irresponsible sister Ruth (Christine Ebersole) leaves her two children with her ...

Released: 1996 Rated: PG Length: 93 mins

Are You Watching?

An Unexpected Family
Loading ...

Where To Watch

An Unexpected Family
ONLINE
Where Price
This movie is not yet
available online.
ON TV
Where When
Loading..
ON DEMAND
Where Availability
Availability dates vary by video service provider. Please check your On Demand menu.
ON DVD
Where Price
This movie is not yet available
on dvd.

TV GUIDE Users' Most Popular