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Tex (1982)

PG | | Drama | 30 July 1982 (USA)
After their mother dies and their father leaves them, teenage brothers Tex and Mason McCormick struggle to make it on their own.

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Cast

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Mrs. Johnson
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Cole Collins
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Coach Jackson
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Hitchhiker
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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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After their mother dies and their father leaves them, teenage brothers Tex and Mason McCormick struggle to make it on their own.

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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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Drama

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30 July 1982 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Tex: Um Retrato da Juventude  »

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$7,000,536
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Trivia

Emilio Estevez's feature film debut. See more »

Goofs

During the shots where it is considered "morning" like when Tex is riding Rowdy before school, where a hungover Tex overhears Mason and Cole's conversation, and when Tex and Mason's father arrives, the sunlight tells us that it is noon, when the story line is supposed to be around 7 or 8 o clock in the morning. See more »

Quotes

Lem Peters: [to mason about why he sells dope] You don't have people depending on you, to take care of!
Tex McCormick: [In Lem's new car] Come on, let's go for a ride!
Mason McCormick: [Points at Tex] What do you think he is? A baboon!
Tex McCormick: Who me?
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Connections

Referenced in Little Sister (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

The Godfather (Main Theme)
(uncredited)
Written by Nino Rota
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One of my favorite movies
16 September 2009 | by See all my reviews

This movie was filmed in my home town and my high school it is one of my favorite movies the actors really made the movie it is really strange to see you high school in a movie the school i went to is Bixby High School in Bixby Oklahoma its really nice to see how the town looked then and what it looks like today i have read all SE Hilton's books and watched all her movies Tex is got to be my all time favorite movies out of the all wish that they would make a remake of the movie to show where the characters are now in life thank you SE for all of your story lines they really get you into the story and make you cry with all the different scenarios


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