My Horrible Year!

My Horrible Year!
My Horrible Year!
Genre Family comedy
Written by P.J. McIlvaine
Directed by Eric Stoltz
Starring Allison Mack
Karen Allen
Caterina Scorsone
Dan Petronijevic
Country of origin United States
Language(s) English
Running time 93 minutes
Original channel Showtime

My Horrible Year! is a 2001 television movie produced for Showtime, starring Allison Mack, Caterina Scorsone, and Dan Petronijevic. The film was directed by Eric Stoltz, and includes a cameo by Bret Hart, the professional wrestler. This production was filmed in Toronto.[1]

The film was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing in a Children's Special[1] and a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Movie or Special - Supporting Young Actor.[2]


After fifteen-year-old Nik's (Mack) favorite uncle passes away, she feels like the world is about to collapse and considers suicide. In addition to dealing with typical problems such as school, bullies, wearing braces, body changes, incest, and babysitting, she overhears a portion of a conversation between her parents, causing her to believe that her father is having an affair with her recently-widowed aunt, which considerably adds to her stress. She fears that her parents are going to divorce on her sixteenth birthday. The only factor that is helping to give her balance is a limerance she harbors for pro wrestler Bret Hart. With help from her unconventional friends, Mouse and Babyface, she attempts to save her parents' marriage, as well as deal with a horrible rash.


  1. ^ a b Offman, Craig (13 March 2002). "Daytime Emmy noms announced". Variety. Retrieved 2008-05-20. 
  2. ^ "Twenty-Third Annual Young Artist Awards 2002". Young Artist Award. 

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