Siblings who've been dumped in the foster care system find ways to be on their own, often making mistakes and learning from them along the way.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Peggy Williams
Jack Glover (Uncle Jack)
Scott Warner ...
Amy Allred ...
Kate Robbins
Tom Dayton ...
Travis Robbins
Stephanie Kramer ...
Lori Robbins
Jean Roylace ...
Mrs. Forsythe
T.C. Christensen ...
Mr. Forsythe (as Tom Christensen)
Mike Wuergler ...
Mr. Arnold
L.A. Detective (as Don Re Sampson)
Liz Hansen ...
Nurse Buckman
Don Dunkenson ...
The Judge
David Lister ...
Night Guard
Leslie Craig ...
Teresa Waddell
Rhett Waddell


Four children set out on their own after their mother's death to avoid being separated by foster care. Trying to find their Uncle Jack, they encounter adventure and danger. Before the story's touching yet humorous conclusion, they make some serious mistakes... and learn some important lessons. Written by <>

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When Jack asks Mitch to get off the bus, Mitch's line "Why should I?" clearly does not match his mouth. See more »


Mitch Robbins: Just play it cool.
Travis Robbins: How do you play it cool?
Mitch Robbins: Well - pretend like you're asleep.
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On Our Own
Written by Alan Osmond
Performed by The Osmond Boys
Arranged by Sam Cardon
Osmond Lane Music editions
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Powerful story!
7 June 2001 | by (On my own) – See all my reviews

It's really too bad that nobody knows about this movie. I think if it were just spruced up a little and if it weren't so low-budget, I think one of the major film companies might have wanted to take it. I first saw this movie when I was 11, and I thought it was so powerful with the many great, yet illegal lengths that Mitchell goes to just to keep his family together. It inspired me then and it amazes me now. If you're lucky enough to find a copy of this movie, don't miss it!

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