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Promise (1986)

TV Movie | 97 min | Drama, Family

When his mother dies, Bob not only inherits her house, but also the custody of his younger brother, who suffers from schizophrenia and epilepsy. At the age of 21, Bob promised to look after his brother. Although he has barely seen him in ...See moreWhen his mother dies, Bob not only inherits her house, but also the custody of his younger brother, who suffers from schizophrenia and epilepsy. At the age of 21, Bob promised to look after his brother. Although he has barely seen him in the many years since then and strives against the commitment, he doesn't dare to put him in a home either. Written by Tom Zoerner See less
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Dec 21, 1986 (United States)

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James Garner
Bob Beuhler Bob Beuhler   See fewer
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Piper Laurie
Annie Gilbert Annie Gilbert   See fewer
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Alan Rosenberg
Dr. Pressman Dr. Pressman   See fewer
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Mary Marsh
Mrs. Post Mrs. Post   See fewer
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Barbara Niven
Joan (as Barbara Alexander) Joan (as Barbara Alexander)   See fewer
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Steven M. Gagnon
Michael Michael   See fewer
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Art Burke
Dr. Wexler Dr. Wexler   See fewer
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Bob Griggs
Minister Minister   See fewer
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Janet Baumhover
Mrs. Green Mrs. Green   See fewer
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Charles Bernard
Mr. Allison Mr. Allison   See fewer
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Virginia Settle
Mrs. Burden Mrs. Burden   See fewer
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Eric A. Stillwell
Bar Patron (uncredited) Bar Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.6 / 10 | 355 votes