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A Son's Promise (1990)

Not Rated | | Drama | TV Movie 5 March 1990
The touching true story of the fifteen years old Terry who promised his dying mother to look after his six younger brothers and keep them together as a family ... a man's job on a boy's ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Terry O'Kelley (as Rick Schroder)
... Wayne O'Kelley (Dad)
... Dorothy Donaldson (guardian ad litem)
... Charles O'Kelley
... Dan Weston
Andrew Lowery ... Tommy O'Kelley (2nd oldest)
... Paw Paw
Ryan Marshall ... David O'Kelley
Trey Yearwood ... Jeff O'Kelley (blonde)
Peirce Baehr ... Michael O'Kelley (littlest kid)
Grayson Fricke ... Jason O'Kelley (littlest kid)
Linda Pierce ... Judy O'Kelley (Mom)
... Luella (step Gramdma)
Ken Strong ... Lee Reynolds
... Brantley Kincaid - Atty.
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The touching true story of the fifteen years old Terry who promised his dying mother to look after his six younger brothers and keep them together as a family ... a man's job on a boy's shoulders. He had to face many misfortunes and "parenthood" had such hard and unpleasant surprises for him, he was almost tempted to disappoint his mother ... Written by Willy Vanhaelen <willy.vanhaelen@advalvas.be>

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A Great and touching movie
3 March 2006 | by See all my reviews

This movie is a good one. Rick Schroder is very believable as Terry. A Boy who had to become a Man all too soon. I highly recommend this movie. This is a story of a promise that a seventeen year old boy made to his dying mother, the promise of keeping his brothers' together. This movie made me cry. This is one of Rick Schroder's best performances in my opinion. I hope people watch this movie, as it was very good. A Son's Promise is a movie that hopefully will be around for a while. And hopefully everyone who watches this agrees with me. I give this movie a ten. I'd stop typing but there has to be ten lines of text lol.


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