6.5/10
151
6 user 1 critic

Gregory K (1993)

TV movie based on the the story of the kid who divorced his parents. Gregory has lived a rough life. His father abuses him and his two brothers. The boys are placed with the mother. Gregory... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

(as Sharon Elizabeth Doyle)
Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A young Hutterite boy must marry his late brother's wife who comes from outside the community.

Director: Leonard Nimoy
Stars: Patricia Arquette, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Armin Mueller-Stahl
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

At a desert truck stop, a gang of joyriders kidnaps a man's family and kills his brother. The local sheriff is of no help, so the man goes after them himself.

Director: Deran Sarafian
Stars: Christopher Lambert, Craig Sheffer, David Arquette
Sweet Jane (1998)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Jane, an HIV-positive heroin addict, meets Tony, a young AIDS victim with no family, and the two form a bond.

Director: Joe Gayton
Stars: Samantha Mathis, Barbara Pilavin, Kimberly Scott
The Great Elephant Escape (TV Movie 1995)
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Matt Cunningham is a thirteen-year-old whiz kid from Los Angeles who's completely absorbed by his laptop computer. Preferring his travels on the information highway, Matt is dismayed to ... See full summary »

Director: George Miller
Stars: Stephanie Zimbalist, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Leo Burmester
Forever Lulu (2000)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A schizophrenic romantic tracks down her college sweetheart to help her find their son she gave up for adoption sixteen years ago to the dismay of his new wife.

Director: John Kaye
Stars: Melanie Griffith, Patrick Swayze, Penelope Ann Miller
Plymouth (TV Movie 1991)
Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

The residents of a town displaced by an industrial accident agree to take over a failing mining base on the Moon as their new place to live and work. Their first big test comes in the form of a wave of radiation from a massive solar flare.

Director: Lee David Zlotoff
Stars: Cindy Pickett, Richard Hamilton, Perrey Reeves
Hi Honey - I'm Dead (TV Movie 1991)
Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Brad Stadler is a high flying property developer who spends too much time at work, is unfaithful to his wife (Carol) and has no time for son Josh's baseball games. So one day, the God ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Myerson
Stars: Curtis Armstrong, Catherine Hicks, Kevin Conroy
Changes (TV Movie 1991)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Beautiful and successful television news anchor Melanie Adams falls in love with renowned heart transplant surgeon Peter Hallam. After a whirlwind courtship, they marry. Each has children ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Jarrott
Stars: Cheryl Ladd, Michael Nouri, Chris Gartin
Settle the Score (TV Movie 1989)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

In this suspenseful drama, a Chicago policewoman remains haunted by the memory of the man who raped her two decades before and decides to return to her hometown to find him.

Director: Edwin Sherin
Stars: Jaclyn Smith, Jeffrey DeMunn, Louise Latham
The Juror (1996)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

When Annie Laird is selected as a juror in a big Mafia trial, she is forced by someone known as "The Teacher" to persuade the other jurors to vote "not guilty". He threatens to kill her son... See full summary »

Director: Brian Gibson
Stars: Demi Moore, Alec Baldwin, Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Uncertainty (2008)
Drama | Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A young couple, in love and facing a life-changing decision, find one seemingly ordinary July 4th cleaved in two by the flip of a coin on the Brooklyn Bridge.

Directors: Scott McGehee, David Siegel
Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Lynn Collins, Assumpta Serna
Latter Days (2003)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A promiscuous gay party animal falls for a young Mormon missionary, leading to crisis, cliché, and catastrophe.

Director: C. Jay Cox
Stars: Wes Ramsey, Steve Sandvoss, Mary Kay Place
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
George Russ
...
Rachel Kingsley
...
Ralph Kingsley
...
Elizabeth Russ
Joyce Reehling ...
Jerri Blair
Geoffrey Bowes ...
Jordan McLean
...
Janet Bailey ...
Jane Carey
Elizabeth Berman
...
Judge Thomas S Kirk
Kathleen Laskey ...
Renee, Rachel's Friend
Jamie Leigh Rainey ...
(as Jamie Rainey)
...
Marie Esteban
Don Allison ...
Mr. Shaeffer
Melissa Bell ...
Andee
Edit

Storyline

TV movie based on the the story of the kid who divorced his parents. Gregory has lived a rough life. His father abuses him and his two brothers. The boys are placed with the mother. Gregory is placed in a boys ranch after his mother can't take care of him and his two brothers. While at the ranch a lawyer visiting the facility meets him. He and his wife decide to adopt him and make him a part of the family. But Gregory can't be adopted until his biological parents lose custody. He divorces his parents from their rights to him. Written by Rob Michel <Rmichel424@aol.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

8 February 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Gregory K.: A Place to Be  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Version of A Place to Be Loved (1993) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Better Than Most TV Movies
2 July 2001 | by (Dallas, TX) – See all my reviews

Every few years, a child actor rises out of the plethora of "cute kids" to show that he really can act. Elijah Wood did it ten years ago; Haley Joel Osment is the most recent. In between the two of them was Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

In "Gregory K", Levitt plays a child trying to "divorce" his abusive parents in the hopes that a loving family can adopt him. Despite some heavy-handed directing (okay, maybe an eleven-year-old boy would mention adoption that often, but it's annoying in a movie, and could his real parents be any more evil?), Levitt's emotive performance begs us to figure out how we can fix a system so obviously flawed with good intentions.


6 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?