My Life

1993

My Life (1993)

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After advertising executive and expectant father Bob Jones (Michael Keaton) discovers he is terminally ill, he feels compelled to tie up the loose ends in his life, and must come to terms with the knowledge that he may never see his unborn child.

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Cast

Michael Keaton
as Bob Jones
Nicole Kidman
as Gail Jones
Bradley Whitford
as Paul Ivanovich
Michael Constantine
as Bill Ivanovich
Rebecca Schull
as Rose Ivanovich
Mark Lowenthal
as Dr. Mills
Lee Garlington
as Carol Sandman
Romy Rosemont
as Anya Stasiuk
Danny Rimmer
as Young Bobbie
Ruth de Sosa
as Young Rosie
Richard Schiff
as Young Bill
Andrew Camuccio
as Baby Brian
Brian Camuccio
as Baby Brian
Colby Sawyer Garabedian
as Little Boy Brian
Mary Ann Thebus
as Miss Morgenstern
Rudi Davis
as George
Lisa Walters
as Deborah
Jane Morris
as Dorothy
Billy L. Sullivan
as Rollercoaster Boy
Michael Gallagher
as Rollercoaster Friend
Kenneth Tigar
as Dr. Califano
Ray Reinhardt
as Dr. Altman
Dianne B. Shaw
as Detroit Mother
Frank DiElsi
as Arnold Sherman
Sondra Rubin
as Aunt Sophia
Sylvia Kauders
as Aunt Tekla
Sharon Conley
as Lida Stasiuk
Susan Breslau
as Guest at Wedding
James R. Sweeney
as Nestor Stasiuk
Charlotte Zucker
as Guest at Wedding
Vasek Simek
as Uncle Henry
Blanche Rubin
as Guest at Wedding
Magda Harout
as Aunt Sonia
Ari B. Rubin
as Wedding Guest
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Critic Reviews for My Life

All Critics (24) | Top Critics (7)

This is the kind of bittersweet, dire-affliction performance that always bowls over the Motion Picture Academy voters. But this time, assuming they nominate the picture, even they will be right.

Oct 25, 2018 | Full Review…

The sincere, often touching story tugs shamelessly at the heartstrings.

Oct 25, 2018 | Full Review…
Variety
Top Critic

The only thing dense and expansive... is the sentimentality.

Oct 25, 2018 | Full Review…
Time Out
Top Critic

If there are a few nuggets of wit and wisdom buried under the film's disease-of-the-week surface, Rubin doesn't find them.

Oct 25, 2018 | Full Review…

Even as the characters grow huffy and "confront" each other, the movie never loses its compulsive desire to soothe.

Oct 25, 2018 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

My Life should be a more rigorous and single-minded film; maybe it started that way, before getting spoonfuls of honey to make the medicine go down.

Oct 25, 2018 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for My Life

This was really slow-moving to me, and it was hard to stay interested. Keaton's character wasn't very likable until about the last 30 minutes, and at that point I was bored and waiting for the movie to end.

Erin Collins
Erin Collins

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A beautiful movie!

Leo L
Leo L

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