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Grandview, U.S.A. (1984)

 -  Drama  -  3 August 1984 (USA)
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Life in the small town of Grandview, Illinois is one that is just like any other city or town. Tim Pearson, soon to be graduating high school wants to go to Florida to study oceanography. ... See full summary »

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Michelle 'Mike' Cody
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Tim Pearson
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Ernie 'Slam' Webster
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Donny Vinton
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Candy Webster
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Bob Cody
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Betty Welles
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Mr. Clark
Ramon Bieri ...
Mr. Pearson
Elizabeth Gorcey ...
Bonnie Clark
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Camilla Hawk ...
Mrs. Pearson
Melissa Domke ...
Susan Pearson
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Life in the small town of Grandview, Illinois is one that is just like any other city or town. Tim Pearson, soon to be graduating high school wants to go to Florida to study oceanography. He meets Michelle "Mike" Cody and is attracted to her. She runs the local Demolition Derby place. Ernie "Slam" Webster is on of the drivers in the derby who's wife is cheating on him and wants to later on be with Mike. Tim falls for Mike and a big love triangle is about to happen. Written by jeffman52001

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Where dreams have a funny way of coming true.

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3 August 1984 (USA)  »

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Bulldozer  »

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Kevin Costner was offered the role of Tim Pearson. See more »

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When Mike gives Tim the "big thermometer" outside of the bank, Tim's hairstyle changes several times. See more »

Quotes

Tim Pearson: [Tim is riding in the tow truck with Slam cause Slam is towing Tim's dad's Cadillac] Man, I feel so stupid.
Ernie 'Slam' Webster: Boy, you just discover the oldest sexual position in the book.
Tim Pearson: What?
Ernie 'Slam' Webster: The Foolish position.
Ernie 'Slam' Webster: [Slam pulls the tow truck to a bowling alley and says to Tim] You just got to remember, your brains are between your ears and not your legs.
Mickey: [Mickey, the bowling alley owner comes out of the alley and Talks to Slam, he also notices Tim with the mud on him] Slam, things are a little rough out at the ...
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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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Let's Talk It Over In The Morning
Written by Oscar Sullivan
Performed and Produced by Sammy Vaughn
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13 September 2002 | by (jacksonville, florida) – See all my reviews

There have been more bad critical reviews and comments about THIS movie than good. I don't see how it's THAT bad to most viewers. It is one of my top favorites. It contains an excellent blend of comedy and drama about life in a rural American location (no mention of state or town but Texas is a good possibility). Great character acting. They just don't make them like this anymore.


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