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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 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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She was a child of 3, a woman of 28 and a miracle waiting to happen! 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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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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Very interesting
30 March 2003 | by See all my reviews

I recently rented Molly and i loved it. Mainly because of Jill Hennessy but also because of the character Molly. After about 30min thru the movie you start to think about how it will feel like being autistic then Molly eventually tells how it feels. The movie is funny, dramatic, interesting and a very beautiful movie. The only thing that i did not like about the movie is the ending.


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