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Tuesdays with Morrie (1999)

TV Movie  -   -  Biography | Drama  -  5 December 1999 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Charlotte
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Walter
Cloud Michaels ...
Morrie's Mother
Terri Hanauer ...
Eva / Stepmom
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Young Morrie
Charles Homet ...
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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Oprah Winfrey Presents: Tuesdays with Morrie  »

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Trivia

Last credited film role of Jack Lemmon. See more »

Goofs

Mitch is supposedly a talented pianist who gave up a promising career in music, yet in the recording studio when the producer asks for an F# Mitch plays an F. See more »

Quotes

Morrie Schwartz: The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in.
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Referenced in Keeping the Faith (2000) See more »

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O mio babbino caro
Music by Giacomo Puccini
Libretto by Giovacchino Forzano.
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A wonderful film to see with family, and without commercials.
5 December 1999 | by (Central new Jersey) – See all my reviews

Tuesdays with Morrie was ideally suited for the format of a television movie. A series of vignettes with narration from Hank Azaria, a film based chiefly on dialogue and example, Tuesdays with Morrie is a heartwarming reminder to all of what is important in life--even for people who believe they have it all figured out. Hank Azaria delivers a rare and precise dramatic performance. Jack Lemmon, of course, is right on the money. If at all possible, view the movie without commercial interruption. Somehow corporate sponsorship doesn't fit.


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