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Dreamer (1979)

PG | | Drama, Sport | 27 April 1979 (USA)
Up and coming professional bowler trying to win a tournament against a grizzled veteran bowler.

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Dreamer
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Karen
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Harry
Richard B. Shull ...
Taylor
Barbara Stuart ...
Angie
Owen Bush ...
The Fan
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Elaine (as Marya Small)
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Spider
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Riverboat Captain
Chris Schenkel ...
Himself
Nelson Burton Jr. ...
Color Man
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Old Timer
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Too
Speedy Zapata ...
Juan
JoBe Cerny ...
Patterson
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Up and coming professional bowler trying to win a tournament against a grizzled veteran bowler.

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The pin boy scenes were shot at Epiphany Bowling Lanes in St. Louis MO. See more »

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Reach For The Top
Words and Music by Bill Conti, Cory Lerios, and David Jenkins
Performed by Pablo Cruise
Original Music Copyright 1979 Fox Fanfare Music, Inc., Pablo Cruis Music, and Irving Music, Inc.
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4 December 2004 | by (Left Coast) – See all my reviews

I'm now 32. if your not a bowler you may not appreciate the movie. but being a bowler as a kid, this movie was awesome. the story of a typical bowling center employee aspiring to get out of his mediocrity through becoming a professional bowler. showing the usual idiocies dealt with in a bowling center by an employee. and the after hours work that goes on behind the seen at a bowling center, as well as the after hours practice involved in being dedicated to your sport. and of course trying to please the woman while trying to reach your dreams. and the appearances by Dick Weber, Chris Schenkel, and Nelson Burton Jr, just made Dreamer magical to me as a "bowlin alley runt". Dreamer in my opinion by way of integrity, was a million times better than Kingpin. Kingpin made me feel embarrassed to be grouped as a bowler.


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