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Second Chances (1998)

G | | Drama | 1 September 1998 (USA)
A little girl's physical and emotional reawakening after an accident claims her father and her spirit.

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Ben Taylor
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Kathleen Matthews
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Sunny Matthews
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Dallas Judd
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Buddy
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Melinda Judd
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Dr. Hugh Olson
Erica Hess ...
Susan (as Erica Nicole Hess)
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Dutch John Hathaway
Hans Howes ...
Johnny Dobson
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Craig Hardy
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Dr. Rasmussen
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Dr. Dale Janssen
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Therapist Jesse
Jesse L. Upchurch ...
Dr. Upchurch (as Jesse Upchurch)
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A little girl's physical and emotional reawakening after an accident claims her father and her spirit.

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A Story Of Understanding, Giving, And Love... Everyone Needs A Second Chance.

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1 September 1998 (USA)  »

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Ein Pferd für Sunny  »

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When Dr. Olson picks Kathleen up in his new sports car, the car has no rear license plate on as they drive away, however as they are seen on the road the car has a license plate on. See more »

Quotes

Sunny Matthews: [crying] I'll buy her
Ben Taylor: What?
Sunny Matthews: [still crying] I'll buy Ginger.
Ben Taylor: Well, what's your offer?
Sunny Matthews: [sniffling] 4 dollars?
Ben Taylor: Now Sunny, why would I sell Ginger to you for four dollars when this man is offering me 400 dollars?
Sunny Matthews: Because, I love her.
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Howlin' at the Sun
Written by Bill Haller & Geoff Levin
Performed by Rusty Stratton
Produced by Geoff Levin
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fine horse/young girl film
16 January 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As it begins, one thinks, "Here's another unhappy child-meets-horse and is cured movie." But, stick with it--it's an excellent (and said to be true) story. The 11 year old heroine is a bit weak only in the few scenes calling for sorrow, but she more than makes up for it with her especially graceful posting. The adults all seem to be accomplished actors, with many TV roles' experience. It was good to see Stu Whitman again. My only negative is the painfully loud "background" or theme music. All the songs appear to have been written and performed by the person(s) in charge of dubbing the music, and I guess he wanted to be sure it could be heard. (Keep your remote volume control in hand throughout.)


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