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Molly (1999)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | July 1999 (Norway)
A bachelor becomes the unwilling guardian of his autistic, intellectually disabled sister; then an experimental treatment works a dramatic change in her brain and his attitude.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Molly McKay / Sister
... Buck McKay / Brother
... Susan / Neurologist
... Sam / Patient at nursing home
... Mark Cottrell / Buck's friend
... Beverly Trehare / Buck's friend
... Dr. Simmons
... Jennifer / Buck's ex-girlfriend
... Domingo / Patient at nursing home
... Brenda / Buck's workmate
Jon Pennell ... Gary McKay
... Julie McKay
Lauren Richter ... Molly McKay / 7 Years Old
Tanner Lee Prairie ... Buck McKay / 8 Years Old (as Tanner Prairie)
... Dr. Prentice
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A bachelor becomes the unwilling guardian of his autistic, intellectually disabled sister; then an experimental treatment works a dramatic change in her brain and his attitude.

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Innocence is bliss. See the world through her. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for some sex-related material and nudity | See all certifications »

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July 1999 (Norway)  »

Also Known As:

Rescue Me  »

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Budget:

$21,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,683, 22 October 1999

Gross USA:

$15,593, 31 October 1999
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1.85 : 1
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The film premiered on major airline flights before being shown in cinemas. See more »

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Version of Charly (1968) See more »

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A Train Wreck
11 August 2001 | by See all my reviews

This film encapsulates everything that Hollywood is good at doing wrong. This film is an abortion. E. Shue is uninspired as the totally unbelievable autistic "Molly." Her brother, with whom she has been forced to live with, seems to be building a ship inside his apartment. This is not only a clumsy metaphor, yet a physical concept difficult to grasp. I couldn't watch this "straight to landfill" embarrassment in its entirety. Life is too short. And sleep is so good.


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