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This film reconstructs the true story of stockbroker William Griffith Wilson (James Woods), a World War I veteran whose small drinking problem becomes a serious addiction after he loses his fortune in the stock market collapse of 1929. Wilson's career and his domestic life are in tatters when he meets Dr. Robert Holbrook Smith (James Garner), also struggling with a drinking problem. The two form a support group that becomes the basis for the organization Alcoholics Anonymous.

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James Woods
Bill Wilson
JoBeth Williams
Lois `'Lo'` Wilson
James Garner
Dr. Robert `'Dr. Bob'` Holbrook Smith
Fritz Weaver
Dr. Burnham
Robert Harper
Dr. Jeremy Partlin
George Coe
Frank Shaw from Rice & Co.
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  • Oct 02, 2008
    Good dramatization of the start of AA.
    Anthony V Super Reviewer
  • Mar 22, 2008
    This movie tells how Alcoholics Anonymous got started!
    Ida K Super Reviewer

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