A real-life family dynamic as Martin plays opposite Charlie Sheen as Carl Fox, father of Bud.
The elder Sheen channels his own union-loyal background (he once led a strike of caddies at a golf course over mistreatment by rich players) to bring a sympathetic air of sadness to the old businessman.
Nepotunity: Um, let’s see… Stone gave Charlie Sheen the choice between Jack Lemmon and Marty to play his dad. Sheen made the sensible, pocket money-securing choice and picked his real pop. That said, it was the right choice.