Prayers for Bobby

Prayers for Bobby (2009)

She loves everything about her son ... except who he is.

  • Genre: Drama, History, TV Movie
  • Release Date: 2009-01-24
  • User Rating: 8.123/10 from 517 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 30min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Once Upon a Time Films
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Russell Mulcahy
star 8.123/10
From 517 Ratings


Bobby Griffith was his mother's favorite son, the perfect all-American boy growing up under deeply religious influences in Walnut Creek, California. Bobby was also gay. Struggling with a conflict no one knew of, much less understood, Bobby finally came out to his family.


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  • Ryan Kelley

    as Bobby Griffith
  • Sigourney Weaver

    as Mary Griffith
  • Henry Czerny

    as Robert Griffith
  • Dan Butler

    as Reverend Whitsell
  • Austin Nichols

    as Ed Griffith
  • Carly Schroeder

    as Joy Griffith
  • Shannon Eagen

    as Nancy Griffith
  • Scott Bailey

    as David
  • Rebecca Louise Miller

    as Jeanette
  • Susan Ruttan

    as Betty Lambert
Editing Victor Du Bois Editor
Production David Permut Executive Producer
Directing Russell Mulcahy Director
Camera Thom Best Director of Photography
Writing Katie Ford Teleplay
Production Stanley M. Brooks Executive Producer
Production Damian Ganczewski Producer
Production Chris Taaffe Executive Producer
Production Daniel Sladek Executive Producer
Writing Leroy Aarons Book