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Over the Edge (1979)

PG | | Crime, Drama | 7 July 1979 (Japan)
A group of bored teenagers rebel against authority in the community of New Granada after the death of one of their own.

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Carl (as Michael Kramer)
Pamela Ludwig ...
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Tom Fergus ...
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Richard Jamison ...
Julia Pomeroy ...
Julia
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Eric Lalich ...
Tip
Kim Kliner ...
Frank Mugavero ...
Party Host
Kristina Hanson ...
Lisa
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A group of bored teenagers rebel against authority in the community of New Granada after the death of one of their own.

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...A real story of teenage rebellion. See more »

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Crime | Drama

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Trivia

One of the producers of the film was actor and Minnesota Vikings quarterback legend, Joe Kapp. It was his only film credit as a producer. See more »

Goofs

After the library is trashed, a boy is shown standing on top of a police car. At first he's swinging a pair of nunchaks, but in the very next scene he's holding a crowbar. See more »

Quotes

Carl: The first day I ever met him he said: "Hi, I'm Ritchie White. I'm on probation."
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Soundtracks

Hello There
Written by Rick Nielsen
Performed by Cheap Trick
Courtesy of Epic Records
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As a suburban kid in 1979 I know this film nailed that experience
30 March 2000 | by See all my reviews

Despite the melodramatic ending this film is very realistic and thoughtful. This is Matt Dillon's first movie and he is very natural and believable. Because the film was shot on location it had a fantastic look and feel. If you want to know what it felt like being a young teenager in 1979 or even now, then rent this film.


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