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Release Date:
9 November 1983 (USA) See more »
Sequel to the true story "_Bill (1981) (TV)_(qv)".
Bill Sackter struggles to cope after his best friend and guardian, Barry Morrow and his wife Beverly move away... See more » | Add synopsis »
Nominated for Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win See more »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Mickey Rooney ... Bill Sackter

Helen Hunt ... Jenny Wells

Edie McClurg ... Angela

Tracey Walter ... Kenny

Teresa Wright ... Mae Driscoll

Paul Lieber ... Rabbi Jeff Portman
Harry Goz ... Tom Walz
Largo Woodruff ... Beverly Morrow

Dennis Quaid ... Barry Morrow
Terry Evans ... Doug
Marianna Clore Blase ... Mrs. Noble
Jeremy Michael Hayes ... Clay
Marina Astudillo ... Dr. Edith Franklin
Sharon Menzel ... Shirley Crandall
Sebastian Beeton ... Jamie Turner

Mona Lee Fultz ... Mrs. Turner (as Mona Fultz)

Blue Deckert ... Stan (as Edward 'Blue' Deckert)
Katherine Haack ... Little girl
Ralph L. Katz ... Cantor (as Cantor Ralph L. Katz)
Richard Andrew ... Customer
John Perry Edson ... Gordon Everett

Sharisse Baker-Bernard ... Ruth (as Sharisse Baker)
Fred Greenlee ... Mailman

Turk Pipkin ... Juggler
Doris Hargrave ... Roberta Strangis
Jim Danko ... Man
Mark Edson ... Waiter
Jack E. Shadix ... Fire marshal
Jules W. Herlihy ... Airport guard
Deborah Shore ... Receptionist

Eva Maria Campbell ... Salesgirl

Lyle Lovett ... Singer at beach
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
James Patrick Lockett ... Student (uncredited)
Edith Mills ... Extra (uncredited)
Zeke Mills ... Extra (uncredited)

Barry Morrow ... Narrator (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Anthony Page 
Writing credits
Barry Morrow (written by)

Produced by
Alan Landsburg .... executive producer
Neal Nordlinger .... associate producer
Linda Otto .... producer
Original Music by
Lee Curreri 
Cinematography by
Mike Fash 
Film Editing by
Corky Ehlers 
John C. Horger 
Casting by
Randy Stone 
Art Direction by
Roberta Neiman 
Set Decoration by
Judy Summers 
Makeup Department
Rick Jones .... makeup artist
Melissa Nobel .... hair stylist
Elaina P. Schulman .... hair stylist (uncredited)
Production Management
Don Goldman .... production manager
Grady Jones .... post-production supervisor
Howard Lipstone .... executive in charge of production
John Mattias .... post-production supervisor
Sari Steinberg .... production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ric Kidney .... second assistant director
Jennifer Kingry .... dga trainee
Jerram A. Swartz .... first assistant director
Art Department
Lee Blaine .... swing man
Trish Gallaher Glenn .... property master (as Trisha B. Gallaher)
George Stokes .... construction coordinator
Sound Department
Don J. Bassman .... sound re-recordist
Bruce Bisenz .... sound mixer
Garrie Bolger .... sound re-recordist
Craig Busch .... cable man
Colin C. Mouat .... sound designer
Douglas J. Schulman .... boom operator
Richard Weaver .... sound re-recordist
Dan Woren .... sound designer
Camera and Electrical Department
Wayne Forster .... gaffer
Jeff 'Moose' Howery .... key grip
Robert E. Poimbeauf .... first assistant camera
John Sheeren .... electrician
Mark Wells .... second assistant camera
Animation Department
Carlos Compean .... set dressing artist production assistant
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Michael Butler .... wardrobe supervisor
Editorial Department
Tim Heyen .... negative cutter
Music Department
Jack K. Tillar .... music supervisor
Transportation Department
Russ Powell .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
David Auerbach .... supervising executive
Keith Bickford .... assistant to producer
Anne Curtis .... location manager
Estelle Goldman .... production secretary
Michael Ann Heinemann .... title designer
Kay Hoffman .... production executive
Candis Mason .... script supervisor
Laura Petticord .... production assistant
Janis Rockwell-Strong .... production coordinator
Ron Zimmerman .... location manager
James Wilberger .... production facilities manager (uncredited)

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USA:96 min
Aspect Ratio:
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3 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
having grown up with mentally challenged siblings, 6 May 2012
Author: gordonbrea

Having grown up with mentally challenged siblings this movie is such a sweet and heart warming movie. It touched my heart and gave me hope that someday my sisters could and would be accepted in this world as well as valued the way I value them.... I know the pain of having someone who is different if you will in your life that you love and respect and to have to watch them being treated as less than human its just not right! Bill is so correct when he says Jesus loves us ALL! We should all take the time to know someone like Bill he was and is an inspiration! God bless you ALWAYS BILL SACKTER AND BARRY MORROW & YOUR ENTIRE FAMILY FOR BEING THE FAMILY BILL NEEDED AND Didn't HAVE. thank you so much for this movie!

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