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Gideon (1999)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  November 1999 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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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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Mrs. Willows: We don't eat meat, because beef is bad for you.
Harland: Yeah, well, if God didn't want us to eat animals, why are they made out of meat?
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Streamliner
Written and Performed by Bill Elliott
Courtesy of Windswept Pacific Entertainment
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Was that Cristopher Lambert???
14 December 2000 | by (Brasov, Romania) – See all my reviews

Gideon is a pleasant watchable drama about a mentally retarded adult who is sent by his aunt to an asylum. Gideon Dobbs is played superbly by Cristopher Lambert - yes, you heard me well, the guy from Highlander, Mortal Kombat or Beowulf.

So you can imagine my surprise seing him in this difficult role. The story is not at all spectacular or original. It's even forced in some moments and the intentions of the director are clear from the beginning. The good point of this normal simple movie are the characters: very well built and very well played. Well maybe except for the crook (well, so-called crook) in the bar. He seems just like an element needed to accentuate Gideon's "abilities". Well it's an enjoyable drama, but too simple to worth more than a 6 out of 10.


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