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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
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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Tough. Tender. Today. See more »

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Drama

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30 July 1982 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Un ragazzo chiamato Tex  »

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Trivia

The movie is set about 10 years after the end of the novel That Was Then, This is Now. Two characters make appearances in Tex: Cathy Carlson, as Tex's English teacher, and the hitchhiker, who is Mark in disguise, escaped from prison. See more »

Goofs

When Tex jumped the bike across the creek, his arm is scratched up but the bike does not show any damage considering how hard the bike hit the ground. 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 Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

The Godfather (Main Theme)
(uncredited)
Written by Nino Rota
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Charming
19 June 2002 | by See all my reviews

Matt Dillon shines in the role he was made for-a troubled teen. Though not as effective as The Outsiders, Tex has a special charm all its own. Matt Dillon's excellent acting and the moving storyline bring the tale to life. Charming.


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