PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance
A midwestern teacher questions his sexuality after a former student makes a comment about him at the Academy Awards.
Joan Cusack plays Matt Dillon's former high school teacher in this movie, even though she is only two years older than he is and they played classmates and age contemporaries in My Bodyguard (1980). She states she was a student teacher when she helped him in school, which could explain how... ...
Howard, we want you to know: you're our son, and we'll always love you, gay, straight, red, green, if you rob a bank, if you kill someone.
Howard's dad: If you get drunk, climb a clock tower, and take out the town.
Berniece: As long as you get married.
Howard identifies "Color Me Barbra" as Barbra Streisand's eighth album. "Color Me Barbra" is her seventh; "Je m'appelle Barbra" is her eighth.
During the end credits, the cast is dancing to "Macho Man" and goofing off at Berniece and Frank's wedding reception.
$15,019,821 (USA) (21 September 1997)