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The Kid & I (2005)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 2 December 2005 (USA)
Aaron Roman (Gores) is a teenager with cerebral palsy who dreams of starring in a big-time action movie. When his father (Mantegna) grants Aaron his wish for his 18th birthday, he experiences the reality a bit hard to manage.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Bill Williams
Aaron Roman
Davis Roman
Johnny Bernstein
Guy Prince
Shelby Roman
Bonnie Roman
Himself (as Shaq)


Bill Williams is a down-and-out actor who is unexpectedly hired to write a sequel a la "True Lies," the action film that made him famous more than a decade ago. When Bill learns that his co-star is Aaron Roman, a rich kid with no acting experience, what appeared to be the chance for a major comeback turns into a series of outlandish complications. As the duo embark on a journey of outrageous misadventures, the unlikely pair discover that it takes more courage to face real life challenges than it does fighting bad guys on the big screen. Although Aaron may be inexperienced in acting, his tenacious spirit, unwavering optimism and unconditional friendship turns out to be an important, enduring gift to Bill. Written by Press Release (Wendy Morris PR)

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Rated PG-13 for some language, crude humor and drug references | See all certifications »


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2 December 2005 (USA)  »

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A gyerek, meg én  »

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Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton's first movie after Termnator Judgement Day (1991) See more »

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"Based on a sorta true story" See more »


References Punk'd (2003) See more »


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Written by Joey Tempest
Performed by Europe
Courtesy of Epic Records
By Arrangement with Sony BMG Music Entertainment
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12 December 2005 | by (Cleveland, Ohio) – See all my reviews

The Kid & I was much better than I expected it to be. It wasn't great, but it did leave you feeling good at the end.

The performances were good as well. Good humor by Tom Arnold and laugh out loud moments by Val. (Gabby Sanalitro) Let's hope we get to see more of her in the future.

I would suggest seeing this film with your family. It is definitely the type of film that kids can relate to.

Gores also did a fine job, and should be an inspiration to other families that have children with CP.

If you can't catch it at the theater, it's worth renting.

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