Coming-of-age adventure about two teenage brothers and their struggles to grow up, on their own, after their mother dies and their father leaves them.
His father's gone. His mother's a memory. His brother's moving on. But Tex McCormick isn't giving in.
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Did You Know?
When writer of the original novel S.E. Hinton
met Matt Dillon
(Tex) for the first time, he said in his thick New York accent, "Yo, S.E., I thought you was a man!" Hinton recalls initially being nervous about a city kid playing the character of a country cowboy. Now, Hinton states that she believes this is one of Dillon's best performances. Dillon went on to star in two more film adaptions of Hinton's novels, The Outsiders
(1983) and Rumble Fish
(1983). See more
After the basketball game, when Tex and Jamie are driving around through downtown Bixby, it is dark. Yet when they stop at the spot where they make out, there is a little daylight, but not a lot (like early evening). See more
You may think of one yes or no question to yourself.
[He sees a horse pass by and thinks about Rowdy
I am sorry the answer is no.
Referenced in That Was Then... This Is Now
The Godfather (Main Theme)
Written by Nino Rota See more