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Vision Quest is a coming of age movie in which high school wrestler Louden Swain decides he wants to be something more than an average high school athlete and sets his sights on a prize ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Carla
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Kuch
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Louden's Dad
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Tanneran
Charles Hallahan ...
Coach
J.C. Quinn ...
Elmo (as J. C. Quinn)
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Margie Epstein
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Kevin (as R. H. Thomson)
Gary Kasper ...
Otto
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Schmoozler
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Balldozer
Frank Jasper ...
Shute
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Kuch's Dad
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Vision Quest is a coming of age movie in which high school wrestler Louden Swain decides he wants to be something more than an average high school athlete and sets his sights on a prize that many don't think he can win - he then sets out to reach his goal alone, without much support from his father or coach. His father rents a room to a young drifter, Carla. Swain falls in love with her and she helps him stay focused and prevents him from losing sight of his goals. Written by Lynanne Fowle <lynanne@thefowles.com>

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All he needed was a lucky break. Then one day she moved in.

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Drama | Romance | Sport

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15 February 1985 (USA)  »

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Crazy for You  »

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Trivia

This was Linda Fiorentino's very first audition straight out of drama school. She got the part, and it was her feature film debut. See more »

Goofs

As Louden and his father move to a corner to speak privately in the restaurant, the boom mic can be seen in the bottom of the screen between them. See more »

Quotes

Carla: [Just before Louden is set to wrestle Shute] Hey, Louden?
[Louden glances up]
Carla: Kick his ass.
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Connections

Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gamera vs. Guiron (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

Shout To The Top
Performed by Style Council (as The Style Council)
Written by Paul Weller
Produced by Paul Weller
Courtesy of Polydor Limited and Geffen Records
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classic eighties movie
12 June 2004 | by (la, ca) – See all my reviews

We used to watch this before big games. I especially like the Ronnie James Dio / Don Henley / Madonna soundtrack.

whatever happened to shute??? I hate wrestling but this is a classic underdog story.

Linda Fiorentino says she really likes 'big hands'. Hilarious. The wrestler character here is only about 100 times more believable than the Emilio Estevez character in Breakfast Club. Linda Fiorentino has great 80's hair in this film. The scenes with him climbing up the peg wall are the best non-Shute scenes by far. This picture has really solid naturalistic dialogue.


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