My Name Is Bill W. Poster

Release Date: 1989

DVD Release Date: June 6th, 2006

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary
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.

Cast: James Woods, JoBeth Williams, James Garner, Fritz Weaver, Robert Harper, Gary Sinise, George Coe

Director: Daniel Petrie

Genres: Docudrama

Keywords: 1930s, Doctor, Hospital, Pursuit, Inspiring, Temptation, Transformation, Emotional