My Life (1993)

PG-13  |   |  Drama  |  12 November 1993 (USA)
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A terminally ill man prepares for his death.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Lowenthal ...
Dr. Mills
Carol Sandman
Mr. Ho
Anya Stasiuk
Danny Rimmer ...
Ruth de Sosa ...
Young Bill Ivanovich
Stephen Taylor Knott ...
Young Paul Ivanovich


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



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

12 November 1993 (USA)  »

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Mi vida  »

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$27,484,464 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


The poem that Michael Keaton teaches to his son is "Green Eggs and Ham" by Dr Seuss. See more »


In the scene where Bob is videotaping the hotel room, he zooms in on Gail's stomach, which is very large and round, expecting a child. In the next scene at the wedding reception, it shows them dancing around, and her standing there clapping, and there is no pregnancy belly. See more »


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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Written by Harold Arlen & E.Y. Harburg
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Why Wouldn't You Like This Movie
2 May 2000 | by (PA, USA) – See all my reviews

This movie was a great movie. I am a big Michael Keaton fan. I think the casting was great. I think the plot plot was good. The theme is excelent. It's a very very sad story. But it's one you enjoy watching and will probably become an instant favorite. I highly recommend!

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