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Madie is a neurotic, wealthy woman who escapes from a New York state mental hospital where her unwholesome husband had her committed to avoid the trial of a expensive divorce. Madie hitches... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Madie Levrington
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Charles Callahan
Quinn K. Redeker ...
Benjamin Levrington (as Quinn Redeker)
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Dr. Frederick Froll
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Sam Klinger
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Jules (as Bill Lucking)
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Nurse #1
Patricia Conklin ...
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David Moody ...
Chester
Rozelle Gayle ...
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Albert
Karen Rushmore ...
Callahan's Wife
Mae Williams ...
Waitress at Truckstop
George P. Wilbur ...
Billy Ray
Tom Pletts ...
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Madie is a neurotic, wealthy woman who escapes from a New York state mental hospital where her unwholesome husband had her committed to avoid the trial of a expensive divorce. Madie hitches a ride back to California with a certain Charles Callahan, a debt-ridden truck driver. Madie and Charles eventually fall in love while evading an assortment of bad guys including a pair of thugs hired by Madie's husband to prevent her from returning to California, and a repo man sent to reclaim Charles' truck. Written by Matthew Patay

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Either way, love will win in the end

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3 October 1980 (USA)  »

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The film was a commercial failure at the box-office taking only just under 4.5 million stateside in the United States and ranked by Box-Office Mojo for 1980 at the No. #84 rank. See more »

Goofs

After Madie drives the truck through the house at the end, the tractor is pointed 45 degrees down from the front, but from the side it's straight. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Benjamin Levrington: [phone call] Dr. Frederick Froll please, this is Dr. Benjamin Levrington in Los Angeles. Thank you.
Benjamin Levrington: [voice] Fred!
Dr. Frederick Froll: [voice] Benjamin!
[chuckles]
Dr. Frederick Froll: [voice] How are ya?
Benjamin Levrington: [voice] All right. Ah... look Fred, I need your help here. Uh, well frankly, I want to get rid of my wife.
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Send Me Somebody to Love
Written by Patrick Henderson, Michael McDonald
Performed by Kathy Walker (Vocal) with Michael McDonald (Fender Rhodes)
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One of the early films that made HBO
23 June 2001 | by (Decatur, Georgia) – See all my reviews

As an overlooked movie when originally released, this is one of the better films to watch on video. It is also one of the films that gave HBO and the other movie networks great material to televise. Coast to Coast is a fun, timeless tale of two people out of their elements, bonding, and making the most of situations in the lighthearted, Hollywood manner everyone wishes could carryover in real life. This is a fancy feature to view along with Silver Streak and Mother, Jugs, and Speed. While it never reaches the violence displayed in those two pictures, Coast to Coast is a great flick to watch at home, on a date, or whenever you want to look at a film from the 1970s era.


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