You've Got A Friend

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6.51 h 24 min2007G
A recently orphaned boy develops an unlikely friendship with a recluse while living with his aunt and uncle. TV-G
Directors
James A. Contner
Starring
John SchneiderDylan McLaughlinJason Brooks
Genres
KidsDrama
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English

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Producers
Albert T. Dickerson IIIJesse FelsotRobert A. HalmiMark HeidelbergerJeff KlossLarry LevinsonNick LombardoMichael Moran
Studio
Media Releasing Inc.
Rating
G (General Audience)
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4.7 out of 5 stars

143 global ratings

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RAReviewed in the United States on September 2, 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
Good family movie
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I very much enjoyed the movie even though you were sure of the outcome. I liked that the boy was kind and well mannered from the beginning. Many of these shows show the kid as rebellious with serious behavior issues. I much prefer how this was written.
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BuckstermeisterbraueReviewed in the United States on August 29, 2014
5.0 out of 5 stars
Gotta love John Schneider (Dukes of Hazard) for his ability to ...
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Gotta love John Schneider (Dukes of Hazard) for his ability to be involve in christian entertainment as of late. I have a number of christian films with him either in the starring role or supporting actor roles. Any christian film with him in it is bound to good. So far I have "WWJD", "I Am Gabriel", "You've Got A Friend", "Luke Warm", and "Hidden Secrets" to name a few. You Got A Friend is about healing a disfunctional family and reuniting friendship with christian values at the heart of the film. You will not be disappointed.
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SharonAll46Reviewed in the United States on August 6, 2014
5.0 out of 5 stars
stating he wanted to do good, wholesome family friendly movies
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I will buy any movie with John Schneider, since he left the Dukes of Hazzard. LOL, never watched it. I saw John on a Christian show years ago, stating he wanted to do good, wholesome family friendly movies, to offset all the trash out of Hollywood. He has done just that! He is seen by the town as a nut and really a rough loner, that nobody wants to deal with. His character begins that way but alas, a young boy turns his life around in a beautiful, healthy way. Plenty of laughs and some saddness for the both of them.

If you love John, you will love another great role he pulls off.
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Timothy CliftonReviewed in the United States on September 11, 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
MUST SEE if overcoming trials and a happy ending is important
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Clean family film, full of virtues and second chances; falling short and doing right in the end. My wife and I alone loved it, teared up a little and were surprised at what the mean guy did in the end.
KarenReviewed in the United States on September 13, 2012
5.0 out of 5 stars
Great movie
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This is a wonderful movie, very family oriented. John Schneider, who is one of my favorite actors,does a magnificent performance. The ending of the movie is great. All of the actors are great, but since I favor John Schneider, I am partial to him. I only wish the movie would have gone into further detail abuot his friendship with the boys father and why the uncle was so adament against soap box derby racing. But the story has a great ending and you can let your imagination run and decide what happens after the end. I think it was one of the best movies I've ever seen.
B. WendlingReviewed in the United States on August 21, 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
Another good John Schneider movie.
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I enjoy watching him in movies as I have purchased several and enjoy re-watching them. Also, has a great voice.
TamReviewed in the United States on September 17, 2012
5.0 out of 5 stars
What a moving movie!
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Being a John Schneider fan, I knew I had to see "You've Got A Friend." But, I had no idea it was going to move me the way it did. It was definitely predictable, but is just a such a feel good kind of movie that you have to watch it again and again. I won't give away any of the plot, but if you're in the mood to be moved, then this is your movie. Anyways, I checked out the writer on IMDB, and he's the little boy from Poltergeist. And I guess he's a writer now too. I just watched his other film "29000 Wishes. 1 Regret", and... wow, I was sobbing by the end. It's about this couple who have lost everything during the recession and decided to charge up their credit cards before ending their lives. I won't tell you if they go through with it, but it's definitely worth watching. Talk about a timely movie! And the actors who played the twenty something couple are pretty darn good too.
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NimueReviewed in the United States on November 12, 2012
5.0 out of 5 stars
You've Got a Friend
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I was so happy when I found out this was finally out to purchase. I loved this movie from the first time I saw it. A young boy who lost his parents goes to live with his aunt and uncle. There is much turmoil and difficulty to overcome. All the actors were perfect and the movie is well worth having in your collection. Great price, thanks Amazon.
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