I don’t know why but apparently during the 90s you could throw a kid with a bowl cut in a movie alongside a terrible father and you were going to profit tremendously from it. Don’t believe me? Jim Carrey’s performance as a work obsessed father with a bowl cut donning son in in Liar Liar, was the 4th highest grossing movie of 1997 racking up $181,410,615. Then there was The Santa Clause where Tim Allen played the role of not so great parent with a bad haircut wearing son and what was the result? $144,833,357 and two more future films. Even Home Alone must be mentioned because it was a huge success and Macaulay Culkin didn’t even have a bowl cut –he did, however have two terrible parents. It’s hard to believe that this type of movie could have so much appeal but the numbers don’t lie. I personally would love to see them try doing this type of movie now. Sure, the bowl cuts are dead but maybe we could get a kid with the Justin Bieber hairdo and a bad father played by Macaulay Culkin’s real life dad, Kit who mastered the art of shitty parenting.
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