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Something So Right (1982)

Joey lives with his mother. His father isn't around, he doesn't like school, he is bored and doesn't take orders from anyone. In other words he is a real little scamp. Being at one's wit's ... See full summary »

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Lou Antonio
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ricky Schroder ... Joey Bosnick
Patty Duke ... Jeanne Bosnick (as Patty Duke Astin)
James Farentino ... Arnie Potts
Fred Dryer ... Mike Bosnick
Annie Potts ... Sunday
Carole Cook ... Cahuenga
Dick Anthony Williams ... Morris Elliot
Neva Patterson ... Mrs. Farrow
Newell Alexander ... Dapper Man
Ed Call Ed Call ... Sergeant Sullivan
Henry G. Sanders ... Officer
Stuart Boyd Stuart Boyd ... Dr. Fast
Gregory Cassel Gregory Cassel ... John Bergen
Marilyn Coleman Marilyn Coleman ... Secretary
Dennis Tufano Dennis Tufano ... 1st Club Act
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Joey lives with his mother. His father isn't around, he doesn't like school, he is bored and doesn't take orders from anyone. In other words he is a real little scamp. Being at one's wit's end, his mother decides to look for a "big brother" (sort of surrogate father) for Joey. At first this clumsy Arnie doesn't know how to handle Joey but after a while everything changes and not only for Joey ... Written by Willy Vanhaelen <willy.vanhaelen@advalvas.be>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 November 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Algo Muito Justo See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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So Perfect is This!
20 April 2017 | by JLRMovieReviewsSee all my reviews

Young Ricky Schroder lives with his divorced mother, after her husband left them, or any male supervision or guidance. He seems to be on the path of a juvenile delinquent, as he's constantly in trouble and has no regard for learning. Patty feels he needs the presence of a "big brother." But when she goes for help, she's told there are more boys that need them than men volunteering for the job. One possible person comes to mind. Enter James Farentino, a middle-aged, hair-thinning character, with a vaudeville sense of humor. With practically nothing in common, James and Ricky try to connect. From beginning to end, this captured and impressed me as one of the most natural, relaxing and down-to-earth television movies I've ever seen. The people were real and relatable. I've never seen James Farentino play such a kooky character, yet endearing. At such a young age, Rick Schroder displays such matureness, and his discipline as an actor using his craft is evident. And, Patty Duke of course was perfect. They played off each other very well, and director Lou Antonio has created a world that feels like it's just down the road a bit from home. "Something So Right" is an excellent movie that enriches all those who see it.


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