A man with cerebral palsy is determined to become a salesman.

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Shelly Soomky Brady
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Gladys Sullivan
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Alan
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Brad
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Rhoda
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Neighbor Bob
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Bill Porter, a man afflicted with cerebral palsy, is desperate to find a job despite his condition. He uses his sense of humor, determination and winning spirit to convince a manager to hire him as a door-to-door salesman for Watkins, a supplier of household items and baking products. Porter walks several miles every day on his sales route, eventually working his way into the hearts of his customers. This film is based on a true story. Written by Jwelch5742

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14 July 2002 (USA)  »

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De puerta en puerta  »

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In 1955, Bill Porter's parents were founding members of what became United Cerebral Palsy Association of Oregon & SW Washington. See more »

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When Shelly is stepping into the shower you can see her brown bathing suit bottoms. See more »

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Joey Wallace: I guess this is where I'm supposed to plant my foot, try to keep you from closing the door on me.
Bill Porter: No, don't do that, that never works. I have to go.
[Bill shuts the door on Joey]
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For tough cleaning problems, contact Bill Porter at www.billporter.com See more »

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Version of Door to Door (2009) See more »

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You Make My Dreams
Written by Sara Allen, Daryl Hall & John Oates
Performed by Daryl Hall & John Oates
Courtesy of The RCA Music Group, a unit of BMG Entertainment
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Very inspirational!!
16 July 2002 | by (Ohio) – See all my reviews

This movie is very inspirational!! William H. Macy did a wonderful job in this movie and deserves an award for his outstanding performance. It is very well written and I can't wait to watch it again and again. We need more family movies like this. There was no violence, no sex, no vulgar language. I have been recommending this movie to EVERYONE! Bill Porter is UNSTOPPABLE!!


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