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Against All Hope (1982)

| Biography, Drama
A man struggling with alcoholism turns to a reverend for help

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Cecil Moe
Maureen McCarthy ...
Jean Moe
Cecil Moe ...
Rev. Tom Baird
Rex Flores ...
Young Cecil
Yvonne Higgins ...
Myrna
Merwyn Crowe ...
Cliff Moe
Violet Eckwald ...
Julia Moe
Elaine Bakakos ...
Betty Moe
Timothy Joosten ...
Ron Moe
Kevin Mulroy ...
Stan Moe
John Spievack ...
Gus
Herb Harms ...
Harry
Janet Walquist ...
Sharon
Merry McShane ...
Phyllis
Ed Berger ...
Psychiatrist
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A man struggling with alcoholism turns to a reverend for help

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Michael Madsen's film debut. See more »

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When Cecil calls Tom on the telephone, he never introduces himself. When Cecil arrives at Tom's house, Tom calls him 'Cecil', a fact he could not have known. See more »

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"Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold all things are become new." - II Corinthians 5:17 See more »

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I want those 90 sum odd minutes of my life back.
27 May 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I picked this up on one of our dollar store adventures a couple years ago and it's sat in a cabinet(still in the sealed plastic wrapping)until today when I was holed up from the heat outside and extremely bored. The only thing I can compare this movie to is a giant born again Christian train wreck on film. Not even alcohol content could make this any better, but at least if I would have had some while watching it(I mean A LOT), maybe, just maybe, with a little luck(and the will of God himself), I might have been able to block most, if not all of it out(oh well, too late now). If after reading these reviews you feel that you still want to give it a try and see for yourself, I recommend you skip the popcorn and soda and go with something at least 80 proof(no need for a glass either, drink it straight from the bottle).


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