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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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Janine
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Connie
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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

Hank Azaria was mistakenly credited as "Frank Azaria" in the original promotional poster for this film. 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 »

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Morrie Schwartz: Dying is just one thing to be sad about. Living unhappily, that's another matter.
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Referenced in The Simpsons: 'Tis the Fifteenth Season (2003) See more »

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3 October 2003 | by (Ypsilanti, MI) – See all my reviews

This is one of those rare television events that didn't dumb itself down in order to reach a wider audience. It stayed true to the book and the only complaint I could see were minor problems with pacing. All-in-all, I regard this work as what I hope television will become but am fearful these types of shows will remain the exception.


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