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On Our Own (1988)

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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 ... See full summary »

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Peggy Williams
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Jack Glover (Uncle Jack)
Scott Warner ...
Mitch Robbins
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
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L.A. Detective (as Don Re Sampson)
Liz Hansen ...
Nurse Buckman
Don Dunkenson ...
The Judge
David Lister ...
Night Guard
Leslie Craig ...
Teresa Waddell
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Rhett Waddell
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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 <vertigus@aol.com>

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The broken pay phone at the Arizona gas station displays an 801 area code, which is located in north-central Utah. See more »

Quotes

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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Soundtracks

We've Got Each Other
Written by Alan Osmond
Performed by The Osmond Boys
Arranged by Sam Cardon
Osmond Lane Music editions
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Great Family Movie
17 June 2002 | by (Philadelphia, PA) – See all my reviews

Own Our Own is a Great Family Movie because:

1) We have all thought of doing what necessity drove these kids to do. 2)The methods of the Child Welfare people too often have led to this dilemna. Do they have hearts? It sure doesn't show when they follow the Letter of the Law. 3) Everything worked out in the end. Values were upheld and a difficult situation was made right. Remember, this movie is a FAMILY movie. I found it to be a refreshing change from all those "shoot-em up" and "blow -em up" movies that are so boringly common today.


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