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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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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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Written by Pete Bellotte, Keith Forsey & Harold Faltermeyer (as Harold Faltermeier)
Performed by Donna Summer
Courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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A very good TV movie
2 August 2003 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I don't really understand why this movie was only made for TV, it has a lot of qualities that make it better than half the stuff out today on the big screen. But whether it's a big screen, a small screen, 2 hours, 90 minutes, this is still a good movie. William H. Macy is heartwarming and almost unrecognizable as Bill Porter. It's actually one of his best roles.

The one thing that bugged me were the title cards that had little quotes under the year the section of the movie was taking place, I didn't think those were needed. That aside, this is an overall good movie. It has drama, humour, and some damn fine acting.

My Rating: 7/10


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