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Something for Joey (1977)

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TV Movie | 96 min | Drama, Sport

This is based on the true story about the relationship between Penn State football player John Cappelletti, Jr. and his younger brother Joey, who has leukemia. John and Joey's bond is a strong one. Joey hangs out with John in the Penn ...See moreThis is based on the true story about the relationship between Penn State football player John Cappelletti, Jr. and his younger brother Joey, who has leukemia. John and Joey's bond is a strong one. Joey hangs out with John in the Penn State locker room, and inspires him to be the top college football player in the country. Their bond knows no boundries, and goes beyond making touchdowns and winning awards. Written by Pat McCurry See less
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Apr 6, 1977 (United States)

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Geraldine Page
Ann Cappelletti Ann Cappelletti   See fewer
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Gerald S. O'Loughlin
John Cappelletti Sr John Cappelletti Sr   See fewer
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Marc Singer
John Cappelletti John Cappelletti   See fewer
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Jeff Lynas
Joey Cappelletti Joey Cappelletti   See fewer
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Linda Kelsey
Joyce Cappelletti, Narrator Joyce Cappelletti, Narrator   See fewer
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Brian Farrell
Marty Cappelletti Marty Cappelletti   See fewer
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Kathleen Beller
Jean Cappelletti Jean Cappelletti   See fewer
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Steve Guttenberg
Mike Cappelletti Mike Cappelletti   See fewer
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Paul Picerni
Joe Paterno Joe Paterno   See fewer
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Stephen Parr
Eddie O'Neil Eddie O'Neil   See fewer
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David Hooks
Archbishop Archbishop   See fewer
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June Dayton
Mrs. Frome Mrs. Frome   See fewer
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James Karen
Dr. Wingreen Dr. Wingreen   See fewer
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David Garfield
Dr. Klunick Dr. Klunick   See fewer
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Joe George
Man at Practice #1 (as Joseph George) Man at Practice #1 (as Joseph George)   See fewer
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Ted Noose
Man at Practice #2 Man at Practice #2   See fewer
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Alan McRae
Intern (as Allen McRae) Intern (as Allen McRae)   See fewer
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Patrik Baldauff
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
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Brett Marx
Joey's Teammate Joey's Teammate   See fewer
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Marcy Vosburgh
T.V. Reporter T.V. Reporter   See fewer
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Charles Bracy
Player in Locker Room #1 Player in Locker Room #1   See fewer
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J. Andrew Kenny
Player in Locker Room #2 Player in Locker Room #2   See fewer
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Franko C. Spolar
Umpire (as Frank Spolar) Umpire (as Frank Spolar)   See fewer
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7.8 / 10 | 453 votes