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Ordinary Magic (1993)

 -  Drama  -  21 October 1993 (USA)
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When his father dies, Jeffrey (Ryan Reynolds),is sent to live with his aunt Charlotte (Glenne Headly)in Canada. Once there he leads his aunt and his friends in staging, a non-violent hunger... See full summary »

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Charlotte
David Fox ...
Father / Warren
Anver Jameel ...
Running Boy
Kamalini Selvarajan ...
Indian Teacher
Denavaka Hamine ...
Vani
Sillaiyoor Selvarajan ...
Doctor
Heath Lamberts ...
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Joe Roncetti ...
Tom
Les Rubie ...
Pitky
Ron White ...
Rick
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Mr. Harris
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Lucy
Gerry Quigley ...
Phys. Ed. Teacher
James Bulliard ...
Mick
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When his father dies, Jeffrey (Ryan Reynolds),is sent to live with his aunt Charlotte (Glenne Headly)in Canada. Once there he leads his aunt and his friends in staging, a non-violent hunger strike to try to save his aunt's house from being demolished to make room for a ski resort. Written by Ellen Davis

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A boy moves from his home in India back to Canada
21 January 2000 | by (NY) – See all my reviews

This isnt necessarily so Canadian that someone from the United States couldnt get it. I saw this movie a few years ago, and have always remembered the face of young Ryan Reynolds, who I recognized recently on "Two Guys, A Girl and Pizza Place". His ability to be a boy WITH such abilities who must be so different from him in real life (the boy knew intense yoga and meditation) was quite the feat and young Reynolds handles it quite well. Although the plot may seem a bit hokey, strong performances of Glenne Headly and Reynolds carries it off well.


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