MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 8,350 this week

A Father for Charlie (1995)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama, Western  |  1 January 1995 (USA)
7.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.2/10 from 253 users  
Reviews: 7 user | 1 critic

Add a Plot

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

IMDb Picks: April

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in April.

Related News

Exclusive Interview: Jon Lindstrom
| PopStar

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 250 titles
created 13 Mar 2011
 
a list of 179 titles
created 23 May 2012
 
a list of 5245 titles
created 29 May 2012
 
a list of 111 titles
created 09 Aug 2013
 
a list of 140 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: A Father for Charlie (TV Movie 1995)

A Father for Charlie (TV Movie 1995) on IMDb 7.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of A Father for Charlie.
1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

10-year-old Harriet dreams of leaving her home, where she doesn't feel she's needed by her mother and sister Gwen. When her mother dies in a car accident, she really starts to make plans ... See full summary »

Director: Timothy Hutton
Stars: Evan Rachel Wood, Kevin Bacon, Mary Stuart Masterson
Unspeakable Acts (TV Movie 1990)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

This is the story of child psychologists Dr Laurie and Joseph Braga and their involvement in one of the worst child sex abuse scandals in USA.

Director: Linda Otto
Stars: Jill Clayburgh, Brad Davis, Sam Behrens
Detour (Video 1998)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

When Danny and his gang attempt to rob the warehouse of a mob boss, they find themselves on the run. Danny goes back to his hometown to find his mother has recently died leaving him the ... See full summary »

Director: Joey Travolta
Stars: Jeff Fahey, James Russo, Michael Madsen
Mystery | Thriller | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

In the Old West, lawmen, drifters, and hired gunman converge on an isolated ranch, believing its Chinese owners possess stolen gold.

Directors: Megan Peterson, John Douglas Sinclair
Stars: Andrew Simpson, Gwendoline Yeo, Don Swayze
Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

An intergalactic babe borrows her dad's T-bird ship to do a little planet-hopping with her two friends, but they run out of fuel unexpectedly, and must land on Earth. They land on the ... See full summary »

Director: David DeCoteau
Stars: Joe Estevez, Don Swayze, Joey Travolta
The Cure (1995)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Eric, a loner, finds a friend in Dexter, an eleven-year-old boy with AIDS. They vow to find a cure for AIDS together and save Dexter's life in an eventful summer.

Director: Peter Horton
Stars: Joseph Mazzello, Brad Renfro, Aeryk Egan
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Swaggering, womanizing Jerry and his hen-pecked buddy Pat are in a bind....thier clients aren't dying fast enough! They buy insurance policies from the terminally ill.......and bet on them ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Steilen
Stars: John C. Reilly, William Fichtner, Kelly McGillis
Drama | Mystery | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A psychological romantic thriller where fantasy and reality become indistinguishable for a woman leading a double life in her dreams.

Director: Alain Berliner
Stars: Demi Moore, Eloise Eonnet, Hadrian Dagannaud-Brouard
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Sixteen-year-old Cassie Robbins is a spirited teenage girl, who loves her father Richard and stepmother Mel and dotes on her six-year-old half-brother Willy. But her carefree, happy life is... See full summary »

Director: Andy Tennant
Stars: Joanna Kerns, Bruce Davison, Joseph Mazzello
Shadowlands (1993)
Biography | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

C.S. Lewis, a world-renowned Christian theologian, writer and professor, leads a passionless life until he meets a spirited poet from the U.S.

Director: Richard Attenborough
Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Debra Winger, Julian Fellowes
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A 15-year-old girl incites chaos among her friends and a media frenzy when she accuses her drama teacher of sexual harassment.

Director: Marcos Siega
Stars: Evan Rachel Wood, Ron Livingston, James Woods
Endsville (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A mock-documentary about a religious cult headed by Caleb Solar in Endsville, NY that believes the world is coming to an end in the form of a giant flood.

Director: Steven Cantor
Stars: Kyle Secor, Alan Ruck, Jim Gaffigan
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Walter Osgood
...
Charlie
James Greene ...
Sam - the banker
...
Reuben Cantwell
David Hart ...
Woodrow
...
Argus
Mark Cabus
...
Sheriff
...
John Bellucci ...
Brother Joe Fleetwood
Courtenay McWhitney ...
Mrs. Watson
Chuck Butto ...
Ranse Mooney
...
Farmer
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Western

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1 January 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

High Lonesome  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Pretty darn good!
8 January 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

90 minutes of perfection!! I watched this in my history class not too long ago (the whole class stayed in through break to see the end!!). I spent ages looking for it. It's about a black farmer who must cope with frequent racism from the locals. At the very beginning we learn of Walter's sad past. The neighbour's son, Charlie, has a bitter heart but throughout the story we see how he learns that not everything is as he is told (especially by his father, Reuben, played by Don Swayze). I absolutely recommend this classical film. Apart from an excellent cast (the cast includes Kris Kristofferson and Don Swayze, Patrick Swazyes' little bro!), it will captivate you and leave you asking for more. But have the tissues near, it's a bit of a tearjerker. :)


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss A Father for Charlie (1995) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?