MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 59,729 this week

Promise the Moon (1997)

TV Movie  -   -  Adventure | Drama | Western
6.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.3/10 from 63 users  
Reviews: 1 user

Add a Plot

Director:

Writers:

(book), (teleplay), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 10000 titles
created 26 Jun 2012
 
a list of 1057 titles
created 20 Apr 2013
 
a list of 5996 titles
created 08 Jun 2013
 
a list of 403 titles
created 6 months ago
 
a list of 37 titles
created 5 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Promise the Moon (TV Movie 1997)

Promise the Moon (TV Movie 1997) on IMDb 6.3/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Promise the Moon.
1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Already Gone (2012)
Short | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Already Gone is a feature-length thriller about a young criminal, Jude Mulvey, who suffers from Cystic Fibrosis -A terminal condition he's been afflicted with since birth. His criminal ... See full summary »

Director: Ross Ching
Stars: Shawn Ashmore, John C. Epperson, Harry Shum Jr.
The Lone Hand (1953)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A farmer, Zachary Hallock (Joel McCrea) & his son Joshua (Jimmy Hunt) try to establish new roots on their farm near a small western town victimized by outlaws. The merchants & ranchers form... See full summary »

Director: George Sherman
Stars: Joel McCrea, Barbara Hale, Alex Nicol
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

In the 1960s, a group of friends at an all girls school learn that their school is going to be combined with a nearby all boys school. They concoct a plan to save their school while dealing with everyday problems along the way.

Director: Sarah Kernochan
Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Lynn Redgrave, Gaby Hoffmann
Emma's Wish (TV Movie 1998)
Comedy | Fantasy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A lonely retirement home resident obtains a magical ring on her 75th birthday which grants her wish to again be young. Awakening the next morning she finds herself to be 40 years old again.... See full summary »

Director: Mike Robe
Stars: Joanna Kerns, Harley Jane Kozak, William R. Moses
Seasons of Love (TV Movie 1999)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Thomas Linthorne is a farmer, who, with his bride, Kate, settles a parcel of untilled Midwestern farmland in 1866. Linthorne is a dynamic and driven man who eventually becomes a pillar of ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Petrie
Stars: Peter Strauss, Rachel Ward, Rip Torn
Married to It (1991)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Tale of three different couples (Yuppies, Hippies, and Society Folk) who find some common ground and become friends after being assigned to the same school project. Their lives are turned ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Hiller
Stars: Beau Bridges, Stockard Channing, Robert Sean Leonard
Melanie Darrow (TV Movie 1997)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A flamboyant female defense attorney takes on a seemingly airtight case, defending an apparently gold-digging husband against the charge of murdering his older, wealthy wife.

Director: Gary Nelson
Stars: Delta Burke, Brian Bloom, Christopher Birt
The Sinking of the Laconia (TV Mini-Series 2010)
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Documentary telling the true story of the sinking of the liner Laconia by a German U-boat in 1942 through the eyes of six survivors.

Stars: Andrew Buchan, Ken Duken, Franka Potente
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

An adaptation of Dostoyevsky's novel, set in modern Helsinki. Slaughterhouse worker Rahikainen murders a man, and is forced to live with the consequences of his actions.

Director: Aki Kaurismäki
Stars: Markku Toikka, Aino Seppo, Esko Nikkari
Boy s tenyu (2005)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Artem Kolchin was one of many, but he wanted glory. And he has chosen the way: he became the boxer. Now Artem the applicant for a champion title, fighter, known worldwide as Great White ... See full summary »

Director: Aleksey Sidorov
Stars: Denis Nikiforov, Elena Panova, Andrey Panin
Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

"Loosely" based on the novel by Jules Verne. In 1865 a group escapes from a Confederate prison in a balloon, only to be carried halfway around the world. They are shot down while ... See full summary »

Stars: Alan Scarfe, Colette Stevenson, Stephen Lovatt
In a Heartbeat (TV Series 2000)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Disney Channel series inspired by real life EMT squads staffed by high school students. It follows the adventures of four high school students who volunteer part-time as EMTs so they work ... See full summary »

Stars: Shawn Ashmore, Reagan Pasternak, Danso Gordon
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Royal Leckner
...
Jane Makepeace
...
James Bennett
Richard Donat ...
Wilbur Bennett
...
Leviatus Bennett
Ken James ...
Charlie
Gloria May Eshkibok ...
Sophie Twelvetrees
David Fox ...
Sir Robert Butler
...
Little Jay
...
Mexican Jack
Richard McMillan ...
Andrew Notman
J. Winston Carroll ...
McNabb (as J.W. Carroll)
James Nicholson ...
Frenchy
Maja Ardal ...
Mrs. McNaish
Robert Haley ...
Dr. Ladreen
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Also Known As:

Kuu taivaalta  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

During the "bath on the riverbank" scene, when Royal gets out of the water he wipes his face with a cloth, unfortunately, doing so he also wipes the stage makeup off his nose which ends up bright pink for the rest of the scene. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
One of my favorites
9 October 2004 | by (Wisconsin) – See all my reviews

I love westerns and this is a good one.

The story is about a ranch hand who promises his boss to care for his son and the ranch if anything should happen to him. The boss asks the hand, Roy, to collect his son, who has been at a sanitarium since he was an infant and bring him home to the ranch. Roy finds the boy, who is deaf, at the sanitarium and realizes the mistreatment he has received. He takes the boy and the boy's friend (an Indian woman who has watched over him) back to the ranch. Upon returning to the ranch Roy learns that the boss, the boys father, has died. Roy must now make decisions about what to do next. To add to the complications, the banker, who wants to purchase the ranch, is also trying to foreclose on the ranch. The story proceeds as Roy tries to save the ranch and learns to love the boy, the ranch, and the English woman who shows up looking for a job.

The actors are wonderful and many will recognize them as actors from the Avonlea series, both being Sullivan Entertainment productions. The deaf son is played by Shawn Ashmore, some may know him from X-Men. The music is lovely and fitting to the story. The country it is filmed in is scenic. If you like Sullivan Entertainment productions this film will not disappoint you.

If you would like to purchase the DVD, you may do so at the Sullivan Entertainment Web sight. They have other Sullivan favorites there as well.

I am so happy I now have this on DVD. I never get tired of watching this movie.


9 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
A really nice movie verglace
Discuss Promise the Moon (1997) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?