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Door to Door (2002)

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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Rhoda
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Neighbor Bob
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Larry
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Mrs. Porter
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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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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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Bill Porter: I've never done well on the phone. Women find my voice sexy, and I think it distracts them.
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For tough cleaning problems, contact Bill Porter at www.billporter.com See more »

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Holding Back The Years
Written by Mick Hucknall & Neil Moss
Performed by Simply Red
Courtesy of Warner Music U.K. Ltd.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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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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