In this contemporary American adaptation of the 1978 outrageous French farce La Cage Aux Folles, the story centers on the life of a middle-aged, flamboyant gay couple...Armand and Albert...in the eclectic community of South Beach, Florida, who have raised a straight son. The son announces his engagement to the daughter of a right-wing U.S. senator, and wants to bring his fiancee and her ultraconservative parents home to meet his family for the first time. What choice is there but to accept his decision with love! So Armand and Albert must pretend to be very straight by attempting to play out the roles of your typical heterosexual "husband" and "wife"! Easier said than done...

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Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
333 Ratings
333 Ratings

79% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 6.7/10
  • Fresh 38
  • Rotten 10

Critics Consensus: Mike Nichols wrangles agreeably amusing performances from Robin Williams and Nathan Lane in this fun, if not quite essential, remake of the French comedy La Cage aux Folles.

15+ COMMON SENSE

Campy, comedic romp with lots of profanity.

Information

Studio
MGM
Genre
Comedy
Released
Copyright
© 1996 UNITED ARTISTS PICTURES INC.

Languages

Primary
English (United States) (Subtitles, Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional
Danish (Subtitles), Dutch (Subtitles), Finnish (Subtitles), French (France) (Subtitles, Stereo), Norwegian (Subtitles), Polish (Subtitles), Portuguese (Brazil) (Subtitles), Spanish (Subtitles, Stereo), Spanish (Spain) (Subtitles), Swedish (Subtitles)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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