5.7/10
235
4 user 2 critic

Fielder's Choice (2005)

Phillip Fielder is a man who is struggling to rise up in his competitive career. Then his sister passes away leaving him custody of her 8 year old autistic son. Soon Fielder learns responsibilities of being a father.

Director:

Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Philip
...
Zach (as K'Sun Ray)
...
Holly
...
Lou
...
JD
Dena Dietrich ...
Bessie
...
Jill
...
Bernadette - the Dogsitter
...
Roy
...
Mitchell
...
Linda
Miriam Flynn ...
Rose
...
Taco Bob
...
Mediator
...
Woman (as Melissa Jones)

Comic-Con 2017: All Aboard the IMDboat

 | 

July 20 to 23, 2017

Get entertainment news, trailer drops, and photos with IMDb's coverage of 2017 San Diego Comic-Con featuring host and IMDboat captain Kevin Smith. Watch our exclusive celebrity interviews, and tune in to our LIVE show from 3:30 to 5 p.m. PDT on Saturday, July 22.

Browse Our Guide to Comic-Con

Edit

Storyline

Phillip Fielder is a man who is struggling to rise up in his competitive career. Then his sister passes away leaving him custody of her 8 year old autistic son. As the days pass by Fielder learns the hardships, but ultimately the happiness that comes from being a father. Written by Kyle Smith

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

boy | dog | cat | ritual | hugging | See All (14) »

Taglines:

It's never too late to start a family. Even when it's the last thing you expected.

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

18 June 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Escolha de Fielder  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Uncle Philip
7 April 2013 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

This Hallmark Channel movie presents Chad Lowe as Philip Fielder, young advertising executive on the rise, a fairhaired boy in the eyes of his boss George Segal. He's also got a not so friendly rival in the agency played by Bodhi Elfman who isn't too squeamish about doing everything possible to demean Lowe in Segal's eyes.

Lowe's tense, but well ordered universe is interrupted when his sister dies in a plane crash and he is left with the custody of his autistic nephew, 8 year old Kesun Loder. 8 year olds are hard enough to deal with in any event, but an autistic child obsessed with airplanes and tennis balls could be too much for Lowe. He's got to make Fielder's Choice sooner or later.

The best part about Fielder's Choice are the incredibly touching scenes between Chad Lowe and Kesun Loder. Loder will more than likely be a higher functioning adult than Dustin Hoffman became in Rain Man. Still the parenting is a daunting challenge for anyone.

Bohdi Elfman will be someone you truly love to hate. He's not above using Loder's autism against Lowe in a most underhanded way.

Fielder's Choice is a good heart tugging drama from Hallmark and well worth a look.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?