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Gregory K (1993)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  8 February 1993 (USA)
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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 »

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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>

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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.


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