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      Invisible Dad

      PG 1997 1h 30m Comedy List
      Reviews 15% Audience Score 100+ Ratings Young Doug Bailey (William Meyers) has to save his father after a strange machine in the garage makes the man invisible. Read More Read Less

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      Tracy Moore Common Sense Media Low-budget '90s slapstick with mildly risque scenes. Rated: 2/5 Nov 17, 2015 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Audience Member A spin-off from 1996's Invisible Mom, Fred Olen Ray's Invisible Dad gets me to watch his films as his films always do: I say, "Well, Karen Black is in it." Or "Gary Graver is in it acting." Or that the religious Common Sense Media said that it was a "highly improbable, groan-worthy, low-budget movie," which sounds like high praise. Doug Bailey is our hero and he's very Johnny Quest in that he has no mom and travels all the time, so he really has no friends what with being the new kid in town all the time, which is a very 80s and 90s movie kid thing to be and probably points to the developmental mental trauma of screenwriters more than actual issues. His dad Andrews (Daran Norris) has a weird machine in the garage — how often do they have to move this thing around? — that allows Doug to wish his dad would disappear, he turns invisible and hijinks ensue. Now, take a look at that cover art. There's a manchild at a carnival with what we can assume is an invisible dad at the carnival and he's mindblown that dad is not visually appearing. If you liked this image and said, "I'd like to see a movie on the boardwalk with an invisible dad and his twentysomething son shouting," too bad. These aren't the same actors as in the movie and this scene never appears. You do, however, get a scene where Invisible Dad wonders why he can no longer see his penis. In a kid's movie. Never change Fred Olen Ray. Rated 1.5 out of 5 stars 02/06/23 Full Review Audience Member This movie is great as it is very realistic, I was and am in this situation so I know this is based on reality and maybe even my life. It is also an instant classic among us as a family and humanity as a whole. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 02/08/23 Full Review Audience Member Awful! Acting is miserable, very hokey. Rated 0.5 out of 5 stars 02/01/23 Full Review Audience Member This movie didn't even get invisibility right! On top of which, as anyone who's read H.G. Wells knows, invisibility comes from chemicals not from machinery! And...I'm a level nine wizard too so like I know the Invisibility components and it has nothing to do with science. 0 Stars Rated 0.5 out of 5 stars 02/02/23 Full Review Audience Member Terrible film. There was potential for a very funny, Topper-esque kind of film, but the realization of that potential was like taking an ocean cruise in your bathtub. Plays like an imaginatively-challenged 10-year-old had written it. Rated 1 out of 5 stars 01/29/23 Full Review Audience Member not so much-just yucky Rated 1.5 out of 5 stars 01/21/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Synopsis Young Doug Bailey (William Meyers) has to save his father after a strange machine in the garage makes the man invisible.
      Director
      Fred Olen Ray
      Producer
      Ashok Amritraj, Andrew Stevens
      Screenwriter
      Steve Latshaw
      Production Co
      Unapix Films
      Rating
      PG
      Genre
      Comedy
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Dec 13, 2016
      Runtime
      1h 30m
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