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The Best Little Girl in the World (1981)

TV Movie | 100 min | Drama

A young girl develops an eating disorder and begins puking up food and starving herself. Her parents, angry and desperate, send her to a hospital where unfortunately she befriends a patient who convinces her to hide her illness on purpose.
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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
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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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6.3 / 10 | 441 votes