Father Figures is a 2017 comedy film directed by Lawrence Sher and starring Owen Wilson and Ed Helms as twin brothers who set out to find their biological father after discovering that their mother (played by Glenn Close) has been lying to them about his death for their entire lives.
The film follows the two brothers as they embark on a road trip to find their real father, interviewing a series of potential candidates, including a retired football player (played by Terry Bradshaw), a veterinarian (played by Katt Williams), and a criminal (played by J.K. Simmons). Along the way, they uncover family secrets and learn more about each other and their own identities.
The film received negative reviews from critics, with many criticizing its predictable plot and reliance on tired comedic tropes. It grossed $25 million worldwide against a budget of $25 million. Despite the negative reception, the film’s ensemble cast, which also includes Ving Rhames, Harry Shearer, and Christopher Walken, was praised for their performances.
Duration: 113 min.