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The Real Howard Spitz (1998)
PG
102 min | Comedy

Howard Spitz is a cranky, has-been detective novelist out of money and out of luck - until he meets eight-year-old Samantha, who convinces him he has what it takes to write children's books.
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Director
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Jurgen Wolff (screenplay)
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Pia Di Ciaula (as Pia di Ciaula)
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Updated Aug 28, 1998

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Aug 28, 1998 (United Kingdom)

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52 cast members
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Kelsey Grammer
Howard Spitz Howard Spitz   See fewer
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Genevieve Tessier
Samantha Kershaw Samantha Kershaw   See fewer
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Amanda Donohoe
Laura Kershaw Laura Kershaw   See fewer
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Kay Tremblay
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Lex Gigeroff
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Gary Levert
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Ciel Crosby
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5.7 / 10 | 319 votes