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A Day Late and a Dollar Short (2014)

TV-14 | | Drama | TV Movie 19 April 2014
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Worried that her next asthma attack may kill her, a woman (Whoopi Goldberg) tries to solve the problems of her estranged husband (Ving Rhames) and their four adult children (Kimberly Elise, Tichina Arnold, Mekhi Phifer, Anika Noni Rose)

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Stephen Tolkin

Writers:

Shernold Edwards, Terry McMillan (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Whoopi Goldberg ... Viola
Ving Rhames ... Cecil
Kimberly Elise ... Janelle
Mekhi Phifer ... Lewis
Anika Noni Rose ... Paris
Tichina Arnold ... Charlotte
Lyriq Bent ... Randall
Arnold Pinnock ... Al
Shanice Banton ... Shanice
Jahmil French ... Dingus
Nigel Shawn Williams Nigel Shawn Williams ... George
John Bourgeois ... Dr. Cielto
Toya Alexis Toya Alexis ... Brenda
Scott Gibson ... Todd
Wyse E. Bishop Wyse E. Bishop ... Jimar (as Wyse Bishop)
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Storyline

When irascible matriarch Viola Price learns that her next asthma attack will likely kill her, she is determined to fix her fractured family before she leaves this world, from her relationship with her husband to the lives of her four children and grandchildren. While on this quest, she must contend with sibling rivalry, teen pregnancy and drug addiction - and that is only one child. Additionally, her jailbird son needs to learn how to be a better father, her granddaughter is in bigger trouble than her daughter is willing to admit and Viola's estranged husband needs saving from his scheming younger girlfriend. It's the kind of meddling that the Price family hasn't experienced from Viola in decades, and she won't have an easy time bending her loved ones to her will. Written by Jiilo_Kim

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Because sometimes...There aren't second chances.

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Drama

Certificate:

TV-14
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 April 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bir Gün Geç ve Bir Dolar Az See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Whoopi Goldberg and Ving Rhames played husband and wife in A Long Walk Home (1990) See more »

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Surprisingly Well Done
19 April 2014 | by SataiDelenSee all my reviews

For a Lifetime movie, this is an exceptional one! It has a great cast, and not just because of the well-known actors that are in this. Even the not-well known, and the not-at-all known actors were excellent.

This movie deals with quite a few adult themes, and some that will make people want to shy away. What I loved, was that the movie didn't shy away from them. They tackled some really hard issues, and didn't try to play them down in tone at all.

I will not spoil this film for anyone other than to say that it deals with life and death. There is humor in it, and there is great sadness in it.

I highly recommend watching this. You won't regret it.


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