My Sister's Keeper

June 26th 2009
  • Drama,
  • PG-13,
  • 109 min,
  • New Line Cinema
  • Cast: Abigail Breslin, Sofia Vassilieva, Cameron Diaz, Heather Wahlquist, Jason Patric, Evan Ellingson, Alec Baldwin, Nicole Marie Lenz, Brennan Bailey, Olivia Hancock, Jeffrey Markle, Emily Deschanel, Noni Tulk-Perna, Matthew Barry, Annie Wood, Mark Johnson, Chris Kinkade, David Thornton, Elizabeth Daily, Frank Cassavetes, David Bortolucci, Olivia Jade Fine, Andrew Schaff, Paul Butler, Joan Cusack, Al Quinn, Lin Shaye, Nina Barry, Thomas Dekker, Ellia English, Precious Hanley, Michael Chow, Jonathan Moonves
  • Director: Nick Cassavetes
  • Writers: Jeremy Leven, Nick Cassavetes
  • Producers: Stephen Furst, Scott Goldman, Mark Johnson, Chuck Pacheco
  • Co Producers: Steven Posen, Hillary Sherman
  • Executive Producers: Mendel Tropper, Diana Pokorny
  • Castings: Matthew Barry, Nancy Green-Keyes
  • Costume Design: Shay Cunliffe
  • D.O.P.: Caleb Deschanel
  • Editors: Jim Flynn, Alan Heim
  • Makeup: Eryn Krueger
  • Music: Aaron Zigman
  • Production Design: Jon Hutman
  • Set Decoration: Maggie Martin


Sara and Brian live an idyllic life with their young son and daughter. But their family is rocked by sudden, heartbreaking news that forces them to make a difficult and unorthodox choice in order to save their baby girl's life. The parents' desperate decision raises both ethical and moral questions and rips away at the foundation of their relationship. Their actions ultimately set off a court case that threatens to tear the family apart, while revealing surprising truths that challenge everyone's perceptions of love and loyalty and give new meaning to the definition of healing.

Basic Information

  • Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
  • Filming Locations: Los Angeles, USA; Massachusetts, USA; Rhode Island, USA
  • MPAA Warning: Mature thematic content, some disturbing images, sensuality, language and brief teen drinking
  • Production Companies: Curmudgeon Films, Gran Via Productions, Mark Johnson Productions
  • Production Schedule: March 2008 - June 2008

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Elle and Dakota Fanning were originally set to play Anna and Kate Fitzgerald, but bowed out after Dakota reportedly refused to shave her head, as required for the part.

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Worldwide Release Dates

  • 26 June 2009: Mexico, UK
  • 8 July 2009: Iceland
  • 9 July 2009: Greece
  • 30 July 2009: Australia, New Zealand
  • 13 August 2009: Russia, Ukraine
  • 14 August 2009: Taiwan
  • 21 August 2009: Romania
  • 27 August 2009: Czech Republic, Germany, Netherlands
  • 28 August 2009: Bulgaria
  • 4 September 2009: Italy, Norway
  • 9 September 2009: France
  • 17 September 2009: Portugal
  • 23 September 2009: Belgium
  • 25 September 2009: Brazil, Sweden
  • 4 December 2009: Finland