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Switched at Birth (1991)

TV Movie  |  PG  |   |  Drama  |  28 April 1991 (USA)
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This is the story of the two babies who were switched at birth. A few years later when one of the girls gets sick and tests revealed that she was not the daughter of the couple who raised ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Regina Twigg
Robert Mays
Ernest Twigg
Barbara Mays
Lois Morehead
Kimberly Mays, Age 9-11
Arlena Twigg, Age 9-11
Ted Marx
Frank Hill
Vivian Bonnell ...
Nurse Ford
Ruth Mays


This is the story of the two babies who were switched at birth. A few years later when one of the girls gets sick and tests revealed that she was not the daughter of the couple who raised her. Eventually she dies. And the couple most especially the mother, search for their real daughter. Eventually they suspect that it's a widower who has their child. Now while they try to find out if she is their daughter, the widower is advised by his attorney not to be so hasty to cooperate, cause if she is their daughter, he might lose her, and she is all he has. Written by <>

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Rated PG for thematic elements | See all certifications »

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28 April 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cambiadas al nacer  »

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1.33 : 1
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King Moody's final TV project. See more »


References Little House on the Prairie (1974) See more »


Great Big Bunches Of Lovin'
Words & Music written by Regina Twigg
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good movie
15 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I thought this was a really good movie. I had seen it years ago when it was first released. I still catch it on reruns here and there. I felt for both families. Unfortunately hospital personnel weren't held accountable and both families suffered. Especially Kim. From the articles and stories I have read about her she has had a pretty rough life. Although as adults, we become responsible for our actions, I can't help but believe that she was traumatized and was affected by the consequences for the hospital's negligence. I hope eventually she is able to turn her life around and lead a somewhat normal one. For herself and the children she has. I believe I read that she has two children. The last article I read stated that she had gotten into prostitution. God be with you child and I hope everything works out for you.

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