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  • Second Best (1994)
  • PG-13
    105 min | Drama
Second Best (1994)
PG-13
105 min | Drama

Graham, a lonely Welsh postal worker, adopts James, a troubled ten-year-old boy. Graham always wanted a son, but James loves his biological father too much to give Graham a chance. Will the two be able to accept each other as family?
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David Cook (novel) (screenplay)
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Sep 30, 1994 (United States)

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40 cast members
Name Known for
William Hurt
Graham Holt Graham Holt   See fewer
Doris Irving
Adoption Shop Volunteer Adoption Shop Volunteer   See fewer
James Warrior
Senior Social Worker Senior Social Worker   See fewer
Jane Horrocks
Debbie Debbie   See fewer
Alfred Lynch
Edward Edward   See fewer
Shaun Dingwall
Graham, age 20 Graham, age 20   See fewer
Paul Wilson
Colin, age 20 Colin, age 20   See fewer
Alan Cumming
Bernard Bernard   See fewer
Jake Owen
Jimmy, age 3 Jimmy, age 3   See fewer
Prunella Scales
Margery Margery   See fewer
Ross Edwards
Pimple Pimple   See fewer
Doris Hare
Mrs. Hawkins Mrs. Hawkins   See fewer
Adam Wills
Graham, age 12 Graham, age 12   See fewer
Nerys Hughes
Maureen Maureen   See fewer
Philip Swancote
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
Ann Morrish
Lizzie Lizzie   See fewer
Esther Coles
Staff Nurse Staff Nurse   See fewer
John Hurt
Uncle Turpin Uncle Turpin   See fewer
Jodhi May
Alice Alice   See fewer
Tessa Gearing
Mrs. Hilliard Mrs. Hilliard   See fewer
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