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Stranger in the Family (1991)

16-year-old Steve Thompson seemed to have everything going for him: friends, good looks, and a great personality. But a car accident tragically brings his once-bright future to a crashing halt.

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Donald Wrye
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Teri Garr ... Randi Thompson
Neil Patrick Harris ... Steve Thompson
Randle Mell ... Alan Thompson
Sierra Samuel Sierra Samuel ... Shari Thompson
Kathryn Dowling Kathryn Dowling ... Dr. Webb
Cully Fredricksen Cully Fredricksen ... Principal
Mag Ruffman ... Mrs. Kessler
Kris LeFan Kris LeFan ... Craig
Jeff Bryant Jeff Bryant
Sarah DeAngelis Sarah DeAngelis
Stacy Pearson Stacy Pearson
Shane Edelman
Steve Cribari Steve Cribari
Lindsey Edelman Lindsey Edelman
John Evans John Evans
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Neil Patrick Harris (DOOGIE HOWSER, HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER) portrays Steve Thompson, a good-looking, popular, smart 16-year-old "golden boy" who sees his bright future tragically dimmed after a devastating car accident that leaves him with amnesia. Written by Anonymous

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Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 October 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ein Fremder in unserer Mitte See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Cruz, California, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Sappy Story
8 June 2004 | by wayno-6See all my reviews

This is a sappy story about a guy named Steve, (who is played by Neil Patrick Harris aka Doogie Howser, MD) with a bad mullet, who has a car accident, gets amnesia, becomes a teenage waif, confronts his demons, and returns to his family.

The schmultz in this movie, is enough to give one diabetes. But besides that. Sub-par acting, a go no where plot, poor dialogue, adds up to an experience that makes the viewer wish he could have amnesia, for the 90 minutes or so, this movie takes to play.

After viewing this movie, it's easy to see why Harris' career, tanked.

Wayno


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