The best John Ritter’s tv movie movies

John Ritter

John Ritter

17/09/1948- 11/09/2003
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Sunset Limousine

Sunset Limousine
5.2/10
Alan O'Black is a comic who wants to hit it big. But his endless attempts at stardom have worn down his relationship with his ex-girlfriend, Julie. Thinking she'll give him another chance if he gets a real job, Alan gets a gig as a limo driver, which promptly lands him in a slew of trouble when he meets and gets involved in the hijinks of a crooked entrepreneur, Bradley Coleman.

A Child's Wish

A Child's Wish
6.6/10
A family discovers their youngest daughter has cancer. But the real struggle has yet to start.

The Last Fling

The Last Fling
6.1/10
Television comedy about a young woman who decides to have one more romantic escapade before marrying her dull fiance.

Heartbeat

Heartbeat
5.6/10
The beautiful and talented Adrian is a writer for one of America's most popular TV soap operas. She is also pregnant, and when she refuses to abort her baby, Adrian's selfish husband deserts her. It falls to one of the soap opera's producers, the recently divorced Bill, to convince Adrian to give romance a second chance.

The Night That Panicked America

The Night That Panicked America
7/10
  • Genre: DramaTV Movie
  • Release: 31/10/1975
  • Character: Walter Wingate
A dramatization of the Oct. 30, 1938 mass panic that Orson Welles' radio play, "The War of the Worlds" accidentally provoked.

In Love with an Older Woman

In Love with an Older Woman
6.7/10
A 29 year old lawyer (Ritter), falls for a 43 year old woman (Carlson).

Ringo

Ringo
6.8/10
Ringo, stressed out by fame, trades places with a schmuck who looks exactly like him. Then the problems start!

A Smoky Mountain Christmas

A Smoky Mountain Christmas
6.9/10
A country/western singer on a trip through the Tennessee mountains runs into a reclusive backwoodsman--and a witch.

Dead Husbands

Dead Husbands
5.4/10
Dr. Carter Elson is a man who finds a list of men's names among his wife Alex's possessions. When Carter discovers his own name at the bottom of the list, and that some of the other names are those of dead men, he confides in his friend/agent Betty. Time is ticking as they try and figure out what the list means before his name reaches the top. Alex, a small town girl who marries the up-and-coming doctor as an entry to the social-climbing world she always coveted, is frustrated when obstacles are placed in her path. She meets two other "unhappy wives," played by Sonja Smits and Donna Pescow, and discovers a way out that may be the answer to all of her prayers. The women conspire to 'shorten the list!'

The Colony

The Colony
5.7/10
A man and his family move from a crime-ridden inner city suburb to a self-proclaimed violence-free haven overseen by a godlike businessman. However, they soon discover that life in The Colony is much more sinister than it first appeared.

Pray TV

Pray TV
5.2/10
  • Genre: DramaTV Movie
  • Release: 01/02/1982
  • Character: Tom McPherson
A newly ordained minister accepts a summer job with a dynamic TV evangelist only to find deep conflicts between the latter's conventional activities servicing his community's spiritual needs and his power wielded as a TV celebrity.

Leave Yesterday Behind

Leave Yesterday Behind
7.2/10
  • Genre: DramaTV Movie
  • Release: 11/01/1978
  • Character: Paul Stallings
Paul was injured while playing polo. He then learns that he is paralyzed from the waist down. Feeling despondent, he decides to go to his grandfather's ranch. He meets Marnie a horse trainer. For some reason she decides that she wants to get him to get his head out of the sand that he placed it in since the accident. She finds herself falling for him and he for her, too. But he tries to resist cause he doesn't know what kind of future, he could give her, cause he fears that he could be impotent.

Love Thy Neighbor

Love Thy Neighbor
6.6/10
When Danny’s wife and Linda’s husband run away together, the two neighbors form an unlikely bond.

Letting Go

Letting Go
5.9/10
Letting Go stars John Ritter as a widower and Sharon Gless as a lonely unmarried woman. They meet during a group-therapy session. Romance is inevitable, but the road to true happiness is pockmarked by a series of comic complications. Advertised as a straight romantic drama, Letting Go is actually more akin to the screwball comedies of the 1930s, with a strong satirical bent regarding "behavior modification" theories. The made-for-TV film debuted May 11, 1985.

The Comeback Kid

The Comeback Kid
5.8/10
A down and out former minor league ballplayer finds romance and a renewed zest for life when he takes a job coaching a group of underprivileged kids.

Loss of Faith

Loss of Faith
4.6/10
A crime novelist searches for a missing baby at his sister's behest and makes painful discoveries about himself along the way.

Unnatural Causes

Unnatural Causes
6.7/10
  • Genre: DramaTV Movie
  • Release: 10/11/1986
  • Character: Frank Coleman
Frank Coleman is a Vietnam veteran dying from cancer brought on by exposure to the defoliant chemical Agent Orange which he turns to Maude DeVictor, a Veterans Administration benefits counselor who teams up with Coleman to fight a lopsided batted against the bureaucratic system for its cover up of the possible dangers of Agent Orange.

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