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The Proposition (1998)

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110 min | Drama, Romance

Father Michael McKinnon goes from the U.K. to Boston circa 1935. For unknown reasons, he avoids at all costs the most prominent parishioners, Arthur and Eleanor Barret. Meanwhile, Eleanor and Arthur desperately want to have a child, but ...See moreFather Michael McKinnon goes from the U.K. to Boston circa 1935. For unknown reasons, he avoids at all costs the most prominent parishioners, Arthur and Eleanor Barret. Meanwhile, Eleanor and Arthur desperately want to have a child, but Arthur is sterile, so they hire Harvard law student Roger Martin to impregnate Eleanor, but unfortunately Roger falls in love with her. See less
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Mar 27, 1998 (United States)
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27 cast members
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Robert Loggia
Hannibal Thurman Hannibal Thurman   See fewer
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Bronia Wheeler
Sister Mary Frances Sister Mary Frances   See fewer
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Kenneth Branagh
Father Michael McKinnon Father Michael McKinnon   See fewer
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Madeleine Stowe
Eleanor Barret Eleanor Barret   See fewer
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William Hurt
Arthur Barret Arthur Barret   See fewer
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Ken Cheeseman
Wayne Fenton Wayne Fenton   See fewer
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Jim Chiros
Timothy Timothy   See fewer
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Dee Nelson
Susan Vicar Susan Vicar   See fewer
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Pamela Hart
Skip Taylor Skip Taylor   See fewer
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Blythe Danner
Syril Danning Syril Danning   See fewer
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Dossy Peabody
Hannibal's Secretary Hannibal's Secretary   See fewer
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Neil Patrick Harris
Roger Martin Roger Martin   See fewer
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Thomas Downey
Torrey Harrington (as Tom Downey) Torrey Harrington (as Tom Downey)   See fewer
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Tom Kemp
Arthur's Chauffeur Arthur's Chauffeur   See fewer
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Josef Sommer
Father Dryer Father Dryer   See fewer
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Frank Toste
Father Frank Timothy (as Father Frank Toste CSC) Father Frank Timothy (as Father Frank Toste CSC)   See fewer
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David Byrd
Dr. Jenkins Dr. Jenkins   See fewer
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Larry Bull
Butler Captain (as Lawrence Bull) Butler Captain (as Lawrence Bull)   See fewer
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Frank T. Wells
Coroner Coroner   See fewer
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Eric Bruno Borgman
Parishoner (uncredited) Parishoner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Elisabeth Anne Hughes
Church Attendant (uncredited) Church Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Caleb Mayo
Altar Boy (uncredited) Altar Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alan Francis Sullivan
Man in Church (uncredited) Man in Church (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dared Wright
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6.2 / 10 | 2,009 votes