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Door to Door (2002)

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

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 15 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »

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Storyline

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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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 »

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Bill Porter: A salesman drives down a dark country road, completely lost. After a time, he runs out of gas. Luckily there's a farmhouse that's on the road. He goes to the farmhouse and knocks on the door. The farmer's wife comes to the door and says, can I help you? Yes, he says, you can. I've run out of gas and I've lost my way. And she says, you can spend the night, but I don't have a daughter, and you'll have a nice room all to yourself. We don't have any farm animals, and my husband and I ...
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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 Are So Beautiful
Written by Dennis Wilson, Bruce Fisher and Billy Preston
Performed by Joe Cocker
Courtesy of A&M Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Very inspirational!!
16 July 2002 | by 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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