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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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Betty Fox
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Rolly Fox
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Chad
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Mrs. Jones
Amber Cull ...
Nancy Fox
Darryl Flatman ...
Fred Fox
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Judy Fox (as Vivien Endicott-Douglas)
Mack Furlong ...
Newfoundland Reporter
Oscar Evans ...
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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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On April 12, 1980, Terry Fox set out on the Marathon of Hope and raised the spirit of a nation. This is his story.

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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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Remake of The Terry Fox Story (1983) See more »

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Truly makes me proud to be a Canadian
16 September 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Just a fantastic movie about a man who was so selfless and so generous in his pursuit of curing cancer. It just brings me to tears when I think about what he did and sacrifice, it's very touching and moving. He didn't do this for any personal glory, he was just a man who felt that he could do something to raise money for cancer research and try to help out those who were worse off than himself. Terry Fox is so great because he was wise beyond his years and was so unselfish. Most people his age aren't concerning themselves about changing the world ( Terry wasn't either but now this is an annual event), most are worried about more trivial things in comparison. This TV movie does a great job of capturing Terry's perservering spirit. A great movie that I recommend to anyone who wants to watch a great story about a real man.


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