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Ma and Pa Kettle Back on the Farm

1951 1h 20m Comedy List
Reviews 65% Audience Score 250+ Ratings Following a spat with their son's bossy mother-in-law (Barbara Brown) after their first grandchild is born, Ma and Pa Kettle (Marjorie Main, Percy Kilbride) temporarily move back to their old tumbledown farm. When evidence of uranium ore is discovered on Pa's clothes after he falls into a well, the family must dodge greedy speculators who want their suddenly valuable land. Meanwhile, daughter-in-law Kim (Meg Randall) decides to leave Tom (Richard Long) after he snaps at her mother. Read More Read Less

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kevin w The third in the popular series that was so profitable that it kept Paramount fiscally afloat for years. And why? Well, for being simple down-home folks the Kettles come up with some common sense values every now and again. In this one Ma Kettles' richey-rich counterpart-in-law starts upsetting the flow with her big city i-deers about, ahem, raising babies (which is Ma's 15-kids-and-counting preserve). The feathers will be flying shortly. Remember The Beverly Hillbillies, The Andy Griffith Show, "Petticoat Junction, and Green Acres? Well take a look at some of the early origins of the American love affair with charitably looking down on country folk. Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 03/30/23 Full Review Audience Member #3 in the series my mom loved these Rated 3 out of 5 stars 01/21/23 Full Review Audience Member Many good sight jokes (DVD) Rated 3 out of 5 stars 01/17/23 Full Review Audience Member I REALLY want to say something good about this movie but I cant, It actually put me to sleep Rated 1 out of 5 stars 01/23/23 Full Review Audience Member the best classic/Comedy around Rated 5 out of 5 stars 02/16/23 Full Review Audience Member Made me laugh hysterically! Rated 4 out of 5 stars 01/14/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis Following a spat with their son's bossy mother-in-law (Barbara Brown) after their first grandchild is born, Ma and Pa Kettle (Marjorie Main, Percy Kilbride) temporarily move back to their old tumbledown farm. When evidence of uranium ore is discovered on Pa's clothes after he falls into a well, the family must dodge greedy speculators who want their suddenly valuable land. Meanwhile, daughter-in-law Kim (Meg Randall) decides to leave Tom (Richard Long) after he snaps at her mother.
Director
Edward Sedgwick
Genre
Comedy
Original Language
English
Release Date (DVD)
Feb 10, 2004
Runtime
1h 20m