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Of Mice and Men (1981)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  29 November 1981 (USA)
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A TV adaptation of John Steinbeck's novel. George and Lenny travel through the Depression-era west working at odd jobs, hoping to make enough money to buy their own farm. George must always... See full summary »

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A TV adaptation of John Steinbeck's novel. George and Lenny travel through the Depression-era west working at odd jobs, hoping to make enough money to buy their own farm. George must always watch over his mentally retarded friend, and keep him out of danger, both to himself and to others. After they take a new job at a ranch, Lenny gets into far more trouble than George can talk his way out of, leaving George to decide whether to help him, or leave him to his fate. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Lou Ferrigno was originally supposed to play Lenny Small, but was forced to back out of the project because he had to return to work on The Incredible Hulk (1978) earlier than expected. See more »

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7 August 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A few points about the movie. First, it was a cheap TV movie.

No doubt not a huge budget so keep that in mind. Second, I have never read the book so I cant tear the movie apart by nit picking each and every part.

I would say that calling this a "loosely based version" would be a good way to look at it.

And lastly, I feel this brought a lot of people to the works of a master in Stenbeck.

I would love to have it on DVD if available. I do have it on VHS.If anyone knows where there is a DVD version let me know.


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