You've Got a Friend

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"Close the door, all the way."
  • 2007
  • 1 hr 25 min
  • 6.6  (621)

You've Got a Friend is a heartwarming family drama from 2007 that follows the story of Cory, a lonely and troubled adolescent boy whose life takes a turn for better when he crosses paths with a wise and compassionate retired veteran, Sergeant Mills. At the beginning of the movie, we meet Cory, who has recently moved to a new town with his mother and younger sister. Cory, who is grieving the loss of his father, finds it hard to adjust to the new environment and make friends. He is often bullied at school and ends up taking his frustrations out on his sister and mother.

Things begin to change when Cory is paired with Sergeant Mills for a school project. Mills, who is a tough and no-nonsense man, takes an immediate liking to Cory and decides to mentor him. He introduces Cory to his favorite pastime, fishing, and gradually helps him let go of his anger and build self-confidence.

As they spend more time together, Cory begins to open up to Mills and shares his deepest insecurities and fears. Mills, who is battling his own demons, uses his life experiences to teach Cory valuable life lessons.

Meanwhile, Cory's mother, Joanne, who is struggling to make ends meet, meets a charming and affluent businessman named Ken. Although Ken seems perfect on the surface, as time goes by, his true colors begin to show, and Joanne has to make some tough decisions.

As Cory's relationship with Sergeant Mills continues to blossom, he begins to see the positive influence Mills has had on his life. He begins to make friends at school and even stands up to his bullies. But when Mills falls ill, Cory realizes that he must step up and return the favor by helping Mills in his hour of need.

The movie deals with themes such as friendship, courage, and perseverance. It also touches upon issues such as bullying, grief, and financial struggles that many families face. The performances by John Schneider, who plays Sergeant Mills, and Dylan McLaughlin, who plays Cory, are noteworthy and bring depth to their characters.

Overall, You've Got a Friend is a touching and inspiring movie that reminds us of the power of human connections and the importance of standing up for what is right. It is a must-watch for families and individuals who enjoy heartwarming stories that leave you feeling uplifted.

You've Got a Friend is a 2007 kids & family movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 25 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.6.

You've Got a Friend
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  • Runtime
    1 hr 25 min
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  • IMDB Rating
    6.6  (621)