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Finnegan Begin Again (1985)

Mike Finnegan is nearing retirement and taking care of his senile wife. He can't get her to allow him to throw anything out and their house has become unmanageable. He meets Liz DeHaan, who... See full summary »

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Walter Lockwood
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mary Tyler Moore ... Liz DeHaan
Robert Preston ... Mike Finnegan
Sam Waterston ... Paul Broadbent
Sylvia Sidney ... Margaret Finnegan
David Huddleston ... Jack Archer
Bob Gunton ... Christian Jamison
Giancarlo Esposito ... Intruder
Russell Horton ... Mort
Avery Brooks ... Dude on Bus
Peter Friedman ... John Jewell
Jon DeVries Jon DeVries ... Dr. Binder
Frederick Strother ... Elias Williams (as Fred Strother)
Ron McLarty ... Leo the Bartender
Rick Warner Rick Warner ... Charlie DeWitt
Jan Guarino Jan Guarino ... Ticket Seller
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Mike Finnegan is nearing retirement and taking care of his senile wife. He can't get her to allow him to throw anything out and their house has become unmanageable. He meets Liz DeHaan, who is dating a man with whom she is hopelessly mismatched. They become confidants and each allows the other to share their life and experiences with them. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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A comedy with Heart

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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

24 February 1985 (USA) See more »

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Finnegan Begin Again See more »

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Dolby

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Color
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A TV movie made for the HBO network. See more »

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Liz DeHaan: [to Mike Finnegan] You are utterly presumptuous.
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Finnegan Begin Again
20 July 1999 | by Coxer99See all my reviews

Warm comedy about an unlikely romance that develops between a cranky newspaperman (Preston) and a middle aged widow (Moore). Lovely chemistry between both stars, but it is the irreplacable Preston who charms his way into our hearts.


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