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Endless Love (1981)

R | | Drama, Romance | 17 July 1981 (USA)
A high school student's love for a 15-year-old girl is thwarted by parental disapproval, circumstance and accident.

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Dr. Miller
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Mrs. Switzer
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Leon B. Stevens ...
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Sonia
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Leonard (as Jeff Marcus)
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Two young teenagers, Jade Butterfield and David Axelrod, fall in love with each other. But the passion is too consuming for Jade's bohemian parents. Her parents try to stop them from seeing each other. But when this doesn't work, David burns down the house and is sent to a mental hospital. This doesn't stop him from seeing her. When he gets out, he goes to look for her and remains in love with her. But in the end, the passion for his first love is too strong and she has to leave or this love will kill both of them. Written by Jonathan Catt <jcatt@execpc.com>

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She is 15. He is 17. The love every parent fears.

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Drama | Romance

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Film debuts of Tom Cruise, Ian Ziering and Jami Gertz. See more »

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Ann Butterfield: Of all the things I regret I did, the ones I didn't, are the ones I mourn the most.
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Featured in I Love the '80s Strikes Back: 1981 (2003) See more »

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Dreamin'
Performed by Cliff Richard
Written by Alan Tarney / Leo Sayer
Rare Blue Music (ASCAP) / ATV Music (BMI) / Long Manor Ltd. (PRS)
Cliff Richard Courtesy of EMI Records Ltd.
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A great film for certain people,maybe horrible for others
15 May 2000 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

I really loved this movie, but I'm a teenager(15 year-old). This maybe the difference... Older people would believe this film is horrible, stupid.Yes, it contains a history more similar to the teenagers life, which deal with these kinds of difficulties through this period. The passion that the couple lives together made me think that, who knows this still exists nowadays. A thing that really made me "angry" was the attitude of Jade's father,you can't give liberty and take it off all of a sudden, and talking about teenagers, it's even worse! Oh,the love theme is lovely,just perfect for the film...the only thing is that stays forever in your ears(I'm not sure if you get it..:P).


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