MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 23,556 this week

A Mother's Gift (1995)

TV Movie  -   -  Western  -  16 April 1995 (USA)
7.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.3/10 from 93 users  
Reviews: 4 user

Add a Plot

Director:

Writers:

(book), (teleplay), 2 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: August

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they recommend for August 2014.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 86 titles
created 19 Dec 2011
 
list image
a list of 194 titles
created 07 Mar 2013
 
a list of 1057 titles
created 20 Apr 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "A Mother's Gift" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: A Mother's Gift (TV Movie 1995)

A Mother's Gift (TV Movie 1995) on IMDb 7.3/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of A Mother's Gift.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Graduates of a Los Angeles high school in 1965 see America's culture and politics gradually change.

Director: Floyd Mutrux
Stars: Dermot Mulroney, Ricky Schroder, Kelli Williams
Haunting Sarah (TV Movie 2005)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

As a mother (Raver) deals with the death of her young son, she learns that her niece is being contacted by the boy from beyond the grave.

Director: Ralph Hemecker
Stars: Kim Raver, Alison Sealy-Smith, Rick Roberts
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Mathematician Teresa just wanted to study during the College spring break. But her friends, who want her to live a little, drag her out to parties. The next thing she knows, she has been ... See full summary »

Director: Julie Cypher
Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Nancy McKeon, Lou Diamond Phillips
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Tracy Thurman was married to a man who abused her. But he continues to harass her after she gets a restraining order, and the police do little to help. When he brutally beats her and ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Markowitz
Stars: Nancy McKeon, Dale Midkiff, Graham Jarvis
In My Sister's Shadow (TV Movie 1998)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Joan Connor is a lonely florist who falls for her little sister's ex, even though he is stalking the younger woman.

Director: Sandor Stern
Stars: Janet Leigh, Nancy McKeon, Thomas McCarthy
Wild Hearts (TV Movie 2006)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

When Bob Hart, a widowed police detective trying to raise a rebellious teenage daughter, inherits a Montana horse ranch, he jumps at the opportunity to leave Los Angeles for the open range.... See full summary »

Director: Steve Boyum
Stars: Richard Thomas, Nancy McKeon, Hallee Hirsh
Shadows of Desire (TV Movie 1994)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A woman is torn between her love for a gentle man, and her secret passion for his dangerous brother.

Director: Sam Pillsbury
Stars: Nicollette Sheridan, Joe Lando, Adrian Pasdar
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

The story of Rosalie Bonnano, the daughter of a powerful New York Mafia boss who married the son of her father's rival, another powerful New York Mafia boss.

Director: John Patterson
Stars: Eric Roberts, Nancy McKeon, Ben Gazzara
Strange Voices (TV Movie 1987)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A family begins to fall apart when they find out their eldest daughter, Nancy McKeon, is a victim of schizophrenia.

Director: Arthur Allan Seidelman
Stars: Nancy McKeon, Valerie Harper, Stephen Macht
The Division (2001–2004)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Five female cops in San Francisco struggle with their personal and professional lives.

Stars: Nancy McKeon, Lisa Vidal, Bonnie Bedelia
Empty Cradle (TV Movie 1993)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Jane Morgan gives birth to her baby at the hospital. When she wakes up the next morning, the hospital tells her, that her son died at birth. However from ultrasound reading she had before, ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Schneider
Stars: Kate Jackson, Lori Loughlin, Eriq La Salle
This Child Is Mine (TV Movie 1985)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Fact-based story about an unwed teen (Nancy McKeon) who fought a major court battle to recover her infant daughter from adoptive parents (Lindsay Wagner, Chris Sarandon).

Director: David Greene
Stars: Lindsay Wagner, Chris Sarandon, Michael Lerner
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Margaret Deal
...
William Deal
...
Isobelle as an adult
...
John Deal as adult
...
Herman Mandelbrot
...
Sarah Lutz
...
Gus Reinmuller
...
Kristine Reinmuller (as Beata Pozniak)
...
Ed Matthews
James Hansen Prince ...
Henry Lutz (as James Prince)
...
Maggie
...
Erland
David Denney ...
James
Daniel Gullahorn ...
Dennie
Helen Cates ...
Isobelle McKenzie
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

based on novel

Genres:

Western

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

16 April 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Lantern in Her Hand  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

Girl I Left Behind Me
Fifer: Alan Bligh, 6th Texas Volunteer Militia (uncredited)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Skip the movie, read the book.
24 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

When I didn't realize that one of my favorite books, A Lantern In Her Hand, was being made into a movie until I saw it on TV. This is another case of an adaptation that strays too far from the book and with a few changes could have been an original story. The movie doesn't do justice to the book at all. Nancy McKeon was the wrong choice for Abby. She's a great actress but not right for this part. Some of the decisions they faced as a family and a couple were changed, altering the dynamics between the characters.

My advice is to stay away from the movie and go read the book and the sequel, which is "A White Bird Flying."


4 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss A Mother's Gift (1995) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?