Day-O (film)

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For the song often called "Day-O", see Banana Boat Song.
Day-O (1992) Film Poster.jpg
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Directed by Michael Schultz
Produced by Barbara Bernardi
Ira Shuman
Written by Bruce Franklin Singer
Starring Delta Burke
Elijah Wood
Music by Lee Holdridge
Cinematography Isidore Mankofsky
Edited by Christopher Holmes
Steve White Productions
Walt Disney Television
Distributed by NBC (USA) (TV) (Original Airing)
Buena Vista Television
Disney-ABC Domestic Television
Release date
  • May 3, 1992 (1992-05-03)
Running time
120 Min.
Country United States
Language English

Day-O is a United States 1992 family television film about an imaginary childhood friend, "Dayo", played by Elijah Wood, of a woman played by Delta Burke.[1]


The return of an imaginary childhood friend, Dayo, helps a woman named Grace through various crises, Grace struggles against her timidity to save her Grandfather's restaurant. The arrival of her imaginary childhood friend spurs her on to success.



Day-O currently holds 50% of audience score on Rotten Tomatoes.[2]


  1. ^ Sherman, Fraser A. (2000). Cyborgs, Santa Claus and Satan: Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films Made for Television. McFarland & Company. p. 47. 
  2. ^ "Day-O (1992)". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 20 May 2017. 

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