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Little John (2002)

TV-PG | | Drama | TV Movie 5 May 2002
The unmarried daughter of a Texas rancher gives birth to an unwanted child. She puts the child up for adoption and moves away from home. Without her knowledge, her father took the boy and ... See full summary »

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Cast

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John Morgan
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Natalie Britain
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Steven
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Aunt Etta Green
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L.J. Morgan
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Sylvia
Ellis Williams ...
Lou (as Ellis E. Williams)
Elizabeth Anne Smith ...
Sister Mary
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Nelson
Hayden Tank ...
Benny
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Merle
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Rainbow Borden ...
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Cowboy
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The unmarried daughter of a Texas rancher gives birth to an unwanted child. She puts the child up for adoption and moves away from home. Without her knowledge, her father took the boy and raised him. Twelve years later, she is now a successful family-court judge in L.A. Over the years, she has avoided her father and knows nothing of the child. That all changes when he decides that is time she knew her own child and heads for L.A. However, he quickly finds that she wants nothing to do with her father and cares little about the son she never knew. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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A stubborn father. A headstrong daughter. Can a child's love mend a broken family?

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5 May 2002 (USA)  »

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Hallmark Hall of Fame: Little John (#51.4)  »

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Gloria Reuben, who plays Natalie, is only 5 years younger than Ving Rhames, who plays her father. See more »

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A little boy is reunited with his mother after she dumps him
13 May 2002 | by (Bobcaygeon, Ontario) – See all my reviews

This was a very good movie, the part that really moved me was when the grandfather decided to adopt the boy so that his grandchild would not be adopted by an unknown family. It was really cool when the L.J went looking for his mother only to find out that it was not going to be as easy as he thought. Very good ending too!


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