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Because Mommy Works (1994)

TV Movie | 100 min | Drama

Since her divorce nurse Abbey lives alone with her 6 years old son Willie. Her ex-husband Ted may have Willie every second weekend. But when Ted marries Clare, who has two children herself, he wants to see Willie more and more often. At ...See moreSince her divorce nurse Abbey lives alone with her 6 years old son Willie. Her ex-husband Ted may have Willie every second weekend. But when Ted marries Clare, who has two children herself, he wants to see Willie more and more often. At first Abbey welcomes this, because it leaves her time for her career. But when she sees that Willie suffers from the situation and wants to reduce the time Willie spends with Ted's family, he decides that he wants care and custody - and goes to court. His chances to win are good. Based on an authentic case. Written by Tom Zoerner See less
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Robin Forman Howard (as Robin Forman) | Philip L. Parslow (as Phil Parslow) | Abby Wolf-Weiss (as Abby Wolf)
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Updated Nov 21, 1994

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Nov 21, 1994 (United States)

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17 cast members
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John Heard
Ted Forman Ted Forman   See fewer
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Ashley Crow
Claire Forman Claire Forman   See fewer
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Tom Amandes
Eric Donovan Eric Donovan   See fewer
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Casey Wurzbach
Willie Forman Willie Forman   See fewer
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Jenny Gago
Dr. Rita Hernandez Dr. Rita Hernandez   See fewer
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Jan Tríska
Dr. Arthur Jamidar Dr. Arthur Jamidar   See fewer
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Lance Davis
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Doug Roberts
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Charles A. Tamburro
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Lee Mary Weilnau
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Dan Hedaya
Judge (uncredited) Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.3 / 10 | 72 votes