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Kyle (Wilson) and Peter (Helms) are twin brothers who discover after their mother's wedding that their father wasn't who she claimed it was. They set out on "Operation Who's Your Daddy" to find their father, but it is no easy task, considering that their mother [[ReallyGetsAround really got around]] back in the day.

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Kyle (Wilson) (Creator/OwenWilson) and Peter (Helms) (Creator/EdHelms) are twin brothers who discover after their mother's wedding that their father wasn't who she claimed it was. They set out on "Operation Who's Your Daddy" to find their father, but it is no easy task, considering that their mother [[ReallyGetsAround really got around]] back in the day.



* BittersweetEnding: Not only does Kyle and Peter's father remain unknown, [[spoiler:it turns out their actual birthmother died in childbirth and given her backstory, their father was most likely a rapist.]] However, they each create a family of their own and get rich making a "positive messages" smartphone app together.

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* BittersweetEnding: Not only does Kyle and Peter's father remain unknown, [[spoiler:it turns out their actual birthmother birth mother died in childbirth and given her backstory, their father was most likely a rapist.]] However, they each create a family of their own and get rich making a "positive messages" smartphone app together.



* GeneHunting: Kyle and Peter meet four potential dads throughout the course of the movie. [[spoiler:They all turn out to be red herrings.]]

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* DeathByChildbirth: [[spoiler:Kyle and Peter's birth mother died while giving birth to them]].
* GeneHunting: Kyle and Peter meet four potential dads throughout the course of the movie. [[spoiler:They all turn out to be red herrings.{{red herring}}s.]]



* IWasQuiteALooker: We're [[InformedAttribute repeatedly told]] that Helen was apparently quite the HeadTurningBeauty when she was young.



* ParentalSexualitySquick: Peter doesn't take it well when someone recalls his mother as "a dick whisperer".

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* ParentalSexualitySquick: Peter doesn't take it well when someone recalls his mother as "a "[[UnusualEuphemism a dick whisperer".whisperer]]".
* SexGoddess: Rod claims the young Helen was extremely good in bed, to the point he calls her a "[[UnusualEuphemism Dick Whisperer]]". Peter [[ParentalSexualitySquick doesn't like learning that]].
* ShoutOut:
** After Kyle finds out his apparent father is a bad man, he says that now he [[Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack finally knows how Luke felt]].
** Helen being a "[[UnusualEuphemism a dick whisperer]]" is a reference to the 1998 film ''Film/TheHorseWhisperer''.


* AsHimself: Football player Terry Bradshaw as the first potential father.
* BittersweetEnding: Not only does Kyle and Peter's father remain unknown, [[spoiler:it turns out their actual birthmother died in childbirth and given her backstory, their father was most likely a rapist.]] However, they each create a family of their own, and get rich making a "positive messages" smartphone app together.

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* AsHimself: Football player UsefulNotes/NationalFootballLeague [[UsefulNotes/NationalFootballLeagueQuarterbacks quarterback Terry Bradshaw Bradshaw]] as the first potential father.
* BittersweetEnding: Not only does Kyle and Peter's father remain unknown, [[spoiler:it turns out their actual birthmother died in childbirth and given her backstory, their father was most likely a rapist.]] However, they each create a family of their own, own and get rich making a "positive messages" smartphone app together.


''Father Figures'' is a 2017 comedy starring Ed Helms and Owen Wilson.

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''Father Figures'' is a 2017 comedy starring Ed Helms Creator/EdHelms and Owen Wilson.
Creator/OwenWilson.


* ParentalSexualitySquick: Peter doesn't take it well when someone recalls his mother as "a dick whisperer".

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* ParentalSexualitySquick: Peter doesn't take it well when someone recalls his mother as "a dick whisperer".whisperer".
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* AsHimself: Football player Terry Bradshaw as the first potential father.


''Father Figures''is a 2017 comedy starring Ed Helms and Owen Wilson.

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''Father Figures''is Figures'' is a 2017 comedy starring Ed Helms and Owen Wilson.


* GeneHunting: Kyle and Peter meet four potential dads throughout the course of the movie. [[spoiler:They all turn out to be red herrings.]]



* LukeYouAreMyFather: Kyle and Peter meet four potential dads throughout the course of the movie. [[spoiler:They all turn out to be red herrings.]]

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''Father Figures''is a 2017 comedy starring Ed Helms and Owen Wilson.

Kyle (Wilson) and Peter (Helms) are twin brothers who discover after their mother's wedding that their father wasn't who she claimed it was. They set out on "Operation Who's Your Daddy" to find their father, but it is no easy task, considering that their mother [[ReallyGetsAround really got around]] back in the day.

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* BittersweetEnding: Not only does Kyle and Peter's father remain unknown, [[spoiler:it turns out their actual birthmother died in childbirth and given her backstory, their father was most likely a rapist.]] However, they each create a family of their own, and get rich making a "positive messages" smartphone app together.
* BrotherSisterIncest: Peter thinks he may have hooked up with his sister when he sees the same woman at a wake for a man they believe to be their dad. [[spoiler:He's wrong, and they get together in the end.]]
* ConMan: Roland claims that he has a side gig as a repossession agent. He's actually just a thief.
* GodWasMyCoPilot: [[spoiler:The hitchhiker cryptically tells Kyle and Peter "You already know my name" when he drops them off. Turns out he's The Universe.]]
* LukeYouAreMyFather: Kyle and Peter meet four potential dads throughout the course of the movie. [[spoiler:They all turn out to be red herrings.]]
* MagicalNegro: The hitchhiker the brothers pick up halfway through the movie in rural New York. He's not only a MisunderstoodLonerWithAHeartOfGold (Peter was convinced that he was a SerialKiller), he is implied to be [[spoiler:God]].
* ParentalSexualitySquick: Peter doesn't take it well when someone recalls his mother as "a dick whisperer".

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