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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
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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
Pamela Ludwig ...
Connie
Jeff Fleury ...
Roger
Suzanne Costollos ...
Fortune Teller (as Suzanne Costallos)
Marilyn Redfield ...
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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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PG | See all certifications »

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30 July 1982 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Un ragazzo chiamato Tex  »

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Trivia

Several mock-up sets duplicating Tex's house were built inside the National Guard Armory building on the campus of Broken Arrow Senior High. See more »

Goofs

Near the end of the movie, the outside shot of the hospital shows that it's nighttime. Yet when we see Tex in his hospital bed right after that shot of the hospital, the window shows that it is full daylight. See more »

Quotes

Tex McCormick: [Whimpers] Oh no...
Mason McCormick: [walks into Tex's room] Tex? You alright? You lose Something?
Tex McCormick: [laying under his bed with only his feet sticking out] It's kinda nice down here. Cool and Quiet.
Mason McCormick: Yeah, well maybe you should hurry it up so you can come have breakfast under the kitchen table. Then maybe you can catch a ride under the school bus!
Tex McCormick: [Gets up from under his bed and wraps a blanket around him] You would like that wouldn't you?
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Referenced in Little Sister (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

The Godfather (Main Theme)
(uncredited)
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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