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Simon Birch (1998)

PG
114 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

A young boy with stunted growth is convinced that God has a great purpose for him.
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Writers
Mark Steven Johnson (screenplay) | John Irving (novel "A Prayer For Owen Meany") (suggestion)
Cinematographer
Aaron Schneider (as Aaron E. Schneider)
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Budget
$30,000,000
Opening weekend
$3,321,370
Gross (US & Canada)
$18,253,415
Gross (World)
$18,253,415
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Release date
Sep 11, 1998 (United States)

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64 cast members
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Joseph Mazzello
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Ashley Judd
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David Strathairn
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Dana Ivey
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Beatrice Winde
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6.9 / 10 | 19,898 votes