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Endless Love (1981)

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

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Keith Butterfield (as Jimmy Spader)
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Dr. Miller
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Jan Miner ...
Mrs. Switzer
Salem Ludwig ...
Mr. Switzer
Leon B. Stevens ...
Judge
Vida Wright ...
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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During the lovemaking scene, director Franco Zeffirelli squeezed Brooke Shields' big toe off camera to provoke a reaction that would look like an orgasm. See more »

Quotes

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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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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this film is so good!!
17 March 2001 | by (Amsterdam, Netherlands) – See all my reviews

I know, it isn't a good movie. But Tom Cruise plays in it, and that's enough to love this film! He is playing very good, on his debut. But the story and so on is very bad, but that doesn't matter. If you love Tom Cruise, you must see this movie, but else, you won't miss a movie you should have seen. I know, my Englisch is bad, but I'm from The Netherlands, so I don't do this every day!


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