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My Life (1993)

 -  Drama  -  12 November 1993 (USA)
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A terminally ill man prepares for his death.

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Storyline

Life is going well for Bob Jones: great job, beautiful loving wife and a baby on the way. Then he finds out that he has kidney cancer that will leave him dead within months. He sets out to videotape his life's acquired wisdom for his child, and ends up on a voyage of self-discovery and reconciliation. Written by Reid Gagle

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every moment counts

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Rated PG-13 for mature subject matter | See all certifications »

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12 November 1993 (USA)  »

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Mi vida  »

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$27,484,464 (USA)
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Marisa Tomei and Mary-Louise Parker tested for the role of Gail. See more »

Goofs

When Bob is at the amusement park & walking down the ramp to get on the roller coaster (which is really Colossus at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, CA), it's obvious he is going the wrong way down the exit ramp rather than using the real entrance. In the next shot, he is shown on the other side of the roller coaster track getting into the coaster. See more »

Quotes

Bob Jones: Dying's a really hard way to learn about life.
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Crazy Credits

Movie dedication by Bruce Joel Rubin - In memory of my mother Sondra Rubin See more »

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Soundtracks

OVERTURE TO WILLIAM TELL
Written by Gioachino Rossini
Performed by the New York Philharmonic
Conducted by Leonard Bernstein
Courtesy of Sony Classical
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5 August 1998 | by (St. Louis) – See all my reviews

Every once in a while, there's a movie that slaps us in the face and tells us to dump the materialism and cherish life. This is one of those movies. Being a person who has lost a family member to Cancer, this movie is intense, very powerful, and some viewers were sobbing so hard they had to leave the theater. It's a movie about family, love and the joy of taking pleasure in the little moments. Definitely a tear-jerker.


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