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Gideon Oliver Dobbs
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Addison Sinclair
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Leo Barnes
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Elly Morton
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Harland Greer
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Sarah
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Mrs. Willows
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Jean MacLemore
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Alan Longhurst
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Coleman Walker
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Dr. Richard Willows
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Billy Ray Turner
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Jacob Titleman
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Mr. Taylor
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Butcher
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Gideon Dobbs is young, simple-minded man who checks into a retirement home where he finds the residents have lost their lust for life. Through his innocence he changes their lives and teaches them that each day is a precious gift. Written by Anonymous

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26 October 1998 (USA)  »

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Addison Sinclair: You have a modest humor, Gideon. I appreciate that. So many men today are filled with their own self-importance. They wear their success and intellect for the world to see. But they are merely shields. A true man is not afraid to show himself... his inner self. He relies on who he is, rather than what he is. I have always thought that one should move through life accumulating silent victories. I believe that you are such a man, Gideon. One who walks the quiet road.
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References One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) See more »

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Written by Charlotte Georg (as Stan Livingston)
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Fantastic!
24 October 1999 | by (San Diego, California) – See all my reviews

Wonderful! Wonderful! Wonderful! There should be more movies like "Gideon". A film that depends on great acting and a great story. It's the characters that make this flim and each actor does an excellent job of bringing them to life. There are so many (too many) movies today that depend on action. It is nice to see a heart-warming film that makes you laugh and cry. Gideon is such a film. It moves you, while teaching you that life is what we make of it.


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