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Like Mom, Like Me
Main title
Based onnovel of the same name written by Sheila Schwartz
Written byNancy Lynn Schwartz]
Directed byMichael Pressman
StarringLinda Lavin
Kristy McNichol
Music byLee Holdridge
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
ProducerNancy Malone
CinematographyBrianne Murphy
EditorMillie Moore
Running time100 minutes
Production companyCBS Entertainment Production
Original release
  • October 22, 1978 (1978-10-22)

Like Mom, Like Me is a 1978 American made-for-television drama film directed by Michael Pressman. The film was based on the novel of the same name written by Sheila Schwartz.


Althea is the mother of teenager Jennifer. Althea's husband leaves her; this has a horrible influence on her relationship with her daughter. When Althea starts to date other men, Jennifer can't accept this. Meanwhile, Althea is irritated by Jennifer taking over her own habits.