Reminder: “Parental Guidance” Out On DVD/Blu-Ray March 26, 2013


From Andy Fickman, the director of You Again and Race to Witch Mountain, comes the hilarious family comedy film Parental Guidance. Written by Lisa Addario and Joe Syracuse, it stars Billy Crystal, Bette Midler, Marisa Tomei and Tom Everett Scott.

When type-A helicopter parents Alice and Phil Simmons need to leave town for work, Alice’s parents Artie and Diane Decker agree to babysit their three grandchildren Harper, Turner and Barker. However the grandparents get more than they bargained for when 21st century problems collide with their old school methods, especially since Artie is accustomed to calling the shots. As things go from hectic to hysterical when the kids are running the house with their newfangled technology, the grandparents learn the balance of a little compromise. A sprinkle of tough love, old-fashioned games and sugary snacks can go a long way to outsmarting the kids and bringing the family closer together.

DVD and Blu-ray special features include deleted scenes with optional commentary by director Andy Fickman and audio commentary with director Andy Fickman and Billy Crystal. Exclusively on Blu-ray are a gag reel and “FXM Productions Presents: In Character with Billy Crystal, Bette Midler, Marisa Tomei” featurette.

View video: Parental Guidance Trailer


Billy Crystal as Artie “Fartie” Decker
Bette Midler as Diane Decker
Marisa Tomei as Alice Decker Simmons
Tom Everett Scott as Phil Simmons
Bailee Madison as Harper Simmons
Joshua Rush as Turner Simmons
Kyle Harrison Breitkopf as Barker Simmons
Gedde Watanabe as Mr. Cheng
Cade Jones as Ivan
Maverick Moreno as Cody
Madison Lintz as Ashley
Karan Kendrick as Preschool Mom
Tony Hawk as Himself
Steve Levy as Himself

DVD Special Features:

Deleted Scenes with Optional Commentary by Director Andy Fickman
Audio Commentary with Director Andy Fickman and Billy Crystal

Blu-ray Special Features:
Includes all DVD Special Features plus:

Gag Reel
FXM Productions Presents: In Character with Billy Crystal, Bette Midler, Marisa Tomei

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