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Diamonds Male weepies get a bad name from the embarrassing hokum Diamonds, about a stroke-impaired ex-boxer (Douglas) who bonds with his...DiamondsComedy, DramaPT90MPG-13 Male weepies get a bad name from the embarrassing hokum Diamonds, about a stroke-impaired ex-boxer (Douglas) who bonds with his...2000-07-28Lauren BacallMiramax
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Diamonds

Genre: Comedy, Drama; Starring: Dan Aykroyd, Kirk Douglas, Lauren Bacall; Director: John Mallory Asher; Author: Allan Aaron Katz; Runtime (in minutes): 90; MPAA Rating: PG-13; Distributor: Miramax

Male weepies get a bad name from the embarrassing hokum Diamonds, about a stroke-impaired ex-boxer (Douglas) who bonds with his estranged son (Aykroyd) and teenage grandson on a road trip to Reno. En route, they win big at a casino, battle a mugger, and bare their souls to some golden-hearted hookers — but the only genuine emotion comes from Douglas, who overcame his own 1996 stroke to give a robust, moving performance in a movie that simply doesn’t deserve it. D