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You've Got a Friend (2007)

TV Movie  |  Family  |  9 June 2007 (USA)
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In 1976, 12 year old BOBBY GRAHAM, a recent orphan, moves to Eagle Rock to live with his aunt and uncle. Determined to follow in his late father's creative footsteps, Bobby defies his uncle... See full summary »

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Jim Kliekan
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Bobby Graham
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Jeff Graham
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Gayle Graham
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Dennis Billings
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Tommy Billings
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Miss Egelhoff
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Adult Bobby Graham
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Miss Jackie Nelson
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Norman Hauser
Chayce Marnell ...
Will
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Principal Anson
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Kid #1
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Brayton Jennings
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In 1976, 12 year old BOBBY GRAHAM, a recent orphan, moves to Eagle Rock to live with his aunt and uncle. Determined to follow in his late father's creative footsteps, Bobby defies his uncle and teams up with the town recluse, Vietnam Vet JIM KLECAN, to build a soap box racing car and compete in the derby... Written by breakdown

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Jim Kliekan: [to Bobby] ... Stop calling me "Sir." I'm not my father, and I'm not your teacher. It's just "Jim."
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A movie well worth the watch
14 November 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you want to watch a good family film, this film is for all of you. I loved this movie very much. Losing your mom and dad in a nasty accident and being sent to live with an aunt and uncle you've never met once in your life is never at all an easy situation. This film also teaches you that you shouldn't believe everything you hear about one person and jumping to conclusions without getting all your facts first. I was also taught about fathers unintentionally damaging the self-esteem of their children. Through all the struggles in life, happiness and love shines through it all. To all of you that want to watch a great American movie, this one is for all of you at home. It's definitely worth your money to buy on DVD.


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