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Door to Door (2002)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  14 July 2002 (USA)
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A man with cerebral palsy is determined to become a salesman.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Bill Porter
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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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Neighbor Bob
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Mrs. Porter
Bill Dow ...
Chuck
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John
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Go Away Guy
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Older Joey / Reporter
G. Patrick Currie ...
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A man with cerebral palsy is determined to become a salesman.

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Bill Porter, the real-life pitchman who spent his working life selling door-to-door despite having severe cerebral palsy, and who served as the inspiration for this film portrait, died in Gresham, Oregon on December 9, 2013 at age 81. See more »

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

Quotes

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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Version of Door to Door (2009) See more »

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Anyone Who Had A Heart
Written by Burt Bacharach & Hal David
Performed by Dionne Warwick
Courtesy of Warner Special Products
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Door to Door will leave you hoping for a salesman to knock on your door.
14 July 2002 | by (Brunswick, Maine. USA) – See all my reviews

William H. Macy strikes gold in this wonderfully done film. Not only was Macy the star of the story he was also the co-writer and Producer.

This is the story of Bill Porter, a door to door salesman for the Watkins company, who has cerebral palsy. The story takes us from the early 1950's up to the late 1990's and shows us the life of this salesman and all the people who he has met and affected, for over forty years.

Bill is a loveable, funny, caring, and sympathetic character who the viewer cannot help but fall in love with.

The story is well worth seeing and will leave you in tears at times, and laughing right up until the end. I highly recommend this wonderful film.

Viewers hint: Keep your eyes on the tree!


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