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Tex (1982)

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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.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tex McCormick
Mason McCormick
Jamie Collins
Bill McKinney ...
Pop McCormick
Mrs. Johnson
Cole Collins
Johnny Collins
Jack Thibeau ...
Coach Jackson
Bob Collins
Pamela Ludwig ...
Jeff Fleury ...
Suzanne Costollos ...
Fortune Teller (as Suzanne Costallos)
Marilyn Redfield ...


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.

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From the author and the star of "The Outrsiders" - the story of a young man who wouldn't be beaten. See more »




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30 July 1982 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Tex: Um Retrato da Juventude  »

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Emilio Estevez's feature film debut. See more »


When Tex asks "What is it?" when he is talking about Mason going to the hospital, his mouth only says "What". See more »


Ms. Carlson: And Tex, I don't want another report on "Smokey the Cow Horse"
Tex McCormick: Yeah, but I read it everytime
Ms. Carlson: Why don't you read another book by the same author?
Tex McCormick: You mean, that guy, wrote another book?
Ms. Carlson: Yes Tex, in the library.
Tex McCormick: Oh, wow!
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Referenced in That Was Then... This Is Now (1985) See more »


The Godfather (Main Theme)
Written by Nino Rota
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BIXBY NOT Broken Arrow
5 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie was not based in Broken Arrow it was based in Bixby Oklahoma it's a little ways aways from Broken Arrow. I grew up and went to school there and when they are eating in the cafeteria thats the art room this is a very good movie although I don't like the fact that all the Disney movies (with a few exceptions)one or more of the parents are gone. Why is this? Does anyone know? Tex is a good movie and the most of the landmarks that are in the movie are still there in Bixby and that little town is growing very quickly. If anyone has any questions I would love to answer them. I would recommend this movie to anyone living in the Bixby/Tulsa/Mounds area. Thank you

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