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Tuesdays with Morrie (1999)

TV Movie  -   -  Biography | Drama  -  5 December 1999 (USA)
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Morrie's Mother
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Eva / Stepmom
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Young Morrie
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Rob
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Jon (as Mark Helm)
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Eddie (as Carlton Wilton)
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Sergio
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Shawn Daley
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Baseball Player
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Mitch became caught up with his career as a sport commentator and journalist. He ignored his girlfriend and did not make time to do things in life that are of the most value to a human being. Morrie was one of Mitch's professors in college and a famous scholar. One day Mitch was watching television and saw Morrie giving an interview stating that he is dying of Lou Gehrig disease or ALS. Written by Rosemea D.S. MacPherson

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Last credited film role of Jack Lemmon. See more »

Goofs

When the young Morrie reads the telegram from the hospital where his mother has died, he translates it into German for the benefit of his father. But his father is Russian. See more »

Quotes

Morrie Schwartz: When you're in bed, you're dead.
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O mio babbino caro
Music by Giacomo Puccini
Libretto by Giovacchino Forzano.
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A truly beautiful film about living.
27 November 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Just watched 'Tuesdays with Morrie' for the first time. And have been moved to tears by this gentle, charming, beautiful and thought-provoking film. I actually remember a few years ago seeing Mitch Albom, the author of the book (Tuesdays with Morrie: An old man, a young man, and the last great lesson) on which this wonderful film is based, on the Oprah Winfery show. He was telling the true story of how this special book came to be written and about how the experience had affected his own life. At the end of the show Oprah announced that her production company was going to be making his book into a film. I was very glad but hoped that the film would live up to my expectations. Now on finally seeing it I can honestly say that it has exceeded them! The entire cast is superb and Jack Lemmon in particular gives an unforgettable performance as Morrie. 'Tuesdays with Morrie' is a profoundly moving, deeply touching, life affirming film. I cannot recommend it highly enough!


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