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Tex (1982)

 -  Drama  -  30 July 1982 (USA)
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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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Tex McCormick
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Mason McCormick
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Jamie Collins
Bill McKinney ...
Pop McCormick
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Mrs. Johnson
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Cole Collins
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Johnny Collins
Jack Thibeau ...
Coach Jackson
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Bob Collins
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Connie
Jeff Fleury ...
Roger
Suzanne Costollos ...
Fortune Teller (as Suzanne Costallos)
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Kelly
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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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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)  »

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Un ragazzo chiamato Tex  »

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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 »

Goofs

When Tex and Mason go to Tulsa, they pass over the Bixby Bridge. Yet in the next scene, they are going through a wooded area. See more »

Quotes

Fortune Teller: You may think of one yes or no question to yourself.
Tex McCormick: [He sees a horse pass by and thinks about Rowdy] Yeah, Ok.
Fortune Teller: I am sorry the answer is no.
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Referenced in The 55th Annual Academy Awards (1983) See more »

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The Godfather (Main Theme)
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Written by Nino Rota
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Its pretty much just like the book
6 July 2000 | by (NY) – See all my reviews

Disney Pictures did a pretty good job on this movie. Matt Dillon played a really good Tex McCormick and the other actors and actresses were really good too. The movie was almost like the book except for little differences. The only thing i did not like were the cast members. Now! wait don't get me wrong they all did a wonderful job, but the only one that seemed to fit the description of the character as in the book was Matt Dillon. That dosen't really matter, its the movie not the book. So it should be different,and its a good movie. Just that you can't really rent it anywhere so you will probaly have to buy it. I had to.


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