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Terry (2005)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  11 September 2005 (Canada)
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The story of Terry Fox's unprecendented cross-Canada marathon on an artificial leg for cancer research that made him a national hero.

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Doug Alward (as Ryan MacDonald)
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Darrell Fox
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Bill Vigars
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Rolly Fox
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Chad
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Mrs. Jones
Amber Cull ...
Nancy Fox
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Fred Fox
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Judy Fox (as Vivien Endicott-Douglas)
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Newfoundland Reporter
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"Terry" tells the story of 21-year old amputee Terry Fox who attempted to run across Canada with only one leg. Unfortunately, he only made it to Thunder Bay, Ontario when he died, one month before his 23nd birthday yet his memories will live on forever in the hearts of Canadians everywhere. Written by Monica Swain

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CGI was used to provide Shawn Ashmore with a prosthetic leg See more »

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During the opening scenes in Newfoundland, The Rooms are visible in the background. The Rooms were not built until 2002-2004, 25 years after Terry Fox's run. See more »

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11 September 2005 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I'd have to say it was a very well done movie. I do not know much about Terry Fox but I think Shawn did a good job of portraying what Terry must have been feeling during that time. I found out at the end of the movie that he died about 4 months after he completed that run. Possibly the hardship he endured getting thru the run sped his eventual decline. But yeah, good job Shawn. He is getting better and better at acting. I think people should see the movie, especially if you do not really know about Terry. By the way, if your are a crier, be warned, this movie will have you bawling. Keep a box of tissues nearby.:) As for the quality of the movie, I think they did a good job making it look and feel like you are back in the late '70s early '80s. All in all, I approve.


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