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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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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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Referenced in The Simpsons: 'Tis the Fifteenth Season (2003) 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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