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Fight for Life (1987)

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TV Movie | 95 min | Drama

Jerry Lewis plays an Ohio optometrist who has a six-year old daughter with epilepsy. He fights to get the FDA to approve a drug (at that time only available in England) for use in the U.S.See moreJerry Lewis plays an Ohio optometrist who has a six-year old daughter with epilepsy. He fights to get the FDA to approve a drug (at that time only available in England) for use in the U.S. Written by Greg Bulmash See less
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Writers
Scott Nisor (teleplay) | Tom Nesi (teleplay) (as Thomas Nesi) (story) (as Thomas Nesi)
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Leslie Dennis Bracken (as Leslie Dennis)
Production Designer
Charles L. Dunlop (as Charles Dunlop)
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Updated Mar 23, 1987

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Mar 23, 1987 (United States)

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22 cast members
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Jerry Lewis
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Morgan Freeman
Dr. Sherard Dr. Sherard   See fewer
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Jaclyn Bernstein
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Gerard Parkes
Father Robert Hunt Father Robert Hunt   See fewer
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Patty Duke
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Barry Morse
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Robert Benson
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Eve Crawford
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Marcia Diamond
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Chris Earle
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Alana King
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Cec Linder
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Sean Roberge
David Abrams David Abrams   See fewer
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John Stocker
Freddie Freddie   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

5.8 / 10 | 139 votes