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The Cider House Rules (1999)

PG-13 1999-12-17 (US) Drama 2h 6m
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A story about how far we must travel to find the place where we belong.


Homer is an orphan who was never adopted, becoming the favorite of orphanage director Dr. Larch. Dr. Larch imparts his full medical knowledge on Homer, who becomes a skilled, albeit unlicensed, physician. But Homer yearns for a self-chosen life outside the orphanage. What will Homer learn about life and love in the cider house? What of the destiny that Dr. Larch has planned for him?

  1. John Irving

    Novel, Screenplay

  2. Lasse Hallström


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  1. Tobey Maguire

    Tobey Maguire

    Homer Wells

  2. Charlize Theron

    Charlize Theron

    Candy Kendall

  3. Delroy Lindo

    Delroy Lindo

    Arthur Rose

  4. Paul Rudd

    Paul Rudd

    Lt. Wally Worthington

  5. Michael Caine

    Michael Caine

    Dr. Wilbur Larch

  6. Jane Alexander

    Jane Alexander

    Nurse Edna

  7. Kathy Baker

    Kathy Baker

    Nurse Angela

  8. Erykah Badu

    Erykah Badu

    Rose Rose

  9. Kieran Culkin

    Kieran Culkin


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