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The Best Little Girl in the World (1981)

TV Movie | 100 min | Drama

Teenage Casey Powell secretly suffers from anorexia nervosa, a mental and physical illness of deliberately starving herself or making herself vomit, because of her troubled home life and problems at school. Her bickering parents must put ...See moreTeenage Casey Powell secretly suffers from anorexia nervosa, a mental and physical illness of deliberately starving herself or making herself vomit, because of her troubled home life and problems at school. Her bickering parents must put aside their differences to help her recover before her condition kills her. Written by Anonymous See less
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Updated May 11, 1981

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May 11, 1981 (United States)

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Charles Durning
Frank Powell Frank Powell   See fewer
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Eva Marie Saint
Joanne Powell Joanne Powell   See fewer
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Jennifer Jason Leigh
Casey Powell Casey Powell   See fewer
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Melanie Mayron
Carol Link Carol Link   See fewer
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Lisa Pelikan
Gail Powell Gail Powell   See fewer
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Viveca Lindfors
Madame Seurat Madame Seurat   See fewer
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David Spielberg
Dr. Garett Dr. Garett   See fewer
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Jason Miller
Clay Orlovsky Clay Orlovsky   See fewer
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Richard Venture
Dr. Neil Holzer Dr. Neil Holzer   See fewer
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Lenora May
Julie Julie   See fewer
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Ally Sheedy
1st Girl 1st Girl   See fewer
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Andrea Pope
Michelle the Cheerleader Michelle the Cheerleader   See fewer
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Richard Milholland
Dr. Norman Dr. Norman   See fewer
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Jonathan Estrin
Dr. Shuster Dr. Shuster   See fewer
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Lang Yun
Nurse Prine Nurse Prine   See fewer
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Pat Corley
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Enid Kent
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Gwen Van Dam
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Ruth Silveira
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Marilyn Coleman
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Paul Laurence
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Elisha Rapson
Witch (Trick O Treat Scene) (uncredited) Witch (Trick O Treat Scene) (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.6 / 10 | 422 votes