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Roe vs. Wade (1989)

TV Movie | 95 min | Biography, Drama

Ellen Russell is a lonely, single, poorly educated Texan who finds herself pregnant with no means to support a child. To avoid giving up the child, she seeks an abortion. Denied an abortion in Texas, Ellen hires a novice lawyer to plead ...See moreEllen Russell is a lonely, single, poorly educated Texan who finds herself pregnant with no means to support a child. To avoid giving up the child, she seeks an abortion. Denied an abortion in Texas, Ellen hires a novice lawyer to plead her case in the US Supreme Court. Written by L. Zitter See less
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Junie Lowry-Johnson (as Junie Lowry)
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Updated May 15, 1989

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May 15, 1989 (United States)

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Ellen Russell / Jane Doe Ellen Russell / Jane Doe   See fewer
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Amy Madigan
Sarah Weddington Sarah Weddington   See fewer
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James Gammon
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Terry O'Quinn
Jay Floyd Jay Floyd   See fewer
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Dion Anderson
Bob Flowers Bob Flowers   See fewer
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Kathy Bates
Jessie Jessie   See fewer
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Micole Mercurio
Ida Russell Ida Russell   See fewer
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Chris Mulkey
Ron Weddington Ron Weddington   See fewer
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Annabella Price
Linda Coffey Linda Coffey   See fewer
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Stephen Tobolowsky
Darryl Horwood Darryl Horwood   See fewer
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David Wohl
Terry Terry   See fewer
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James Avery
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Wendy Cutler
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Katherine Cortez
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Jeff Allin
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Maggie Baird
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Jeff Perry
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Susan Forristal
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Angela Paton
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Teddi Siddall
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Randy Oglesby
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Karole Selmon
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Alycia Grant
Sherry Roe Sherry Roe   See fewer
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Paul A Eubanks
Supreme court BG Supreme court BG   See fewer
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6 / 10 | 281 votes