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Maniac Magee (2003)

An extordinary orphan boy changes the lives of a variety of people as he searches for a home.

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Credited cast:
... Maniac (Jeffrey Lionel) Magee
... Dottie Freeze
... Mars Bar
Caylen Clark ... Maniac's Mother
... Jump Rope Girl
Brandon de Paul ... Russell McNab (as Brandon Depaul)
... Bump Gilliam
Isaiah Griffin ... Piper McNabb
... Big John McNabb
... Mr. Magee
... Mr. Beale
Tommy Leavy ... Baseball Player
... Mr. Cobble
... Narrator
... Amanda Beale
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Jeffrey "Maniac" Magee was orphaned as a baby, but nothing gets him down. He comes to a small town which, although divided by racism, is populated by colorful/comical characters. As he searches for his place in the world, Maniac changes the people around him, espcially the other children. With his amazing athletic abilities and good, almost unbelievable deeds, his name becomes legend and with this new status he will try to unite the town. Written by Max Vaughn

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23 February 2003 (USA)  »

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The character Grayson is a big character in the second act of the book but is not present in the movie See more »

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Maniac Magee: They don't call me "Maniac" for nothing!
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Pretty Good
8 February 2004 | by See all my reviews

I have read the book but didn't really understand it. I was thinking "This book would make a good movie". Now, it is. I think this movie is okay. But they forgot some things. Grayson is missing! Anyway, the movie is good.


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