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17 January 1986 (USA) See more »
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Based on the life of Ned Hanlan, the late-19th century Canadian sculler and world champion. Hanlan was... See more » | Add synopsis »
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3 nominations See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Nicolas Cage ... Ned Hanlan

Cynthia Dale ... Margaret

Christopher Plummer ... Knox

David Naughton ... Bill
Sean Sullivan ... Walter

Melody Anderson ... Dulcie
James B. Douglas ... Collins
Walter Massey ... Mayor
Austin Willis ... Bainbridge

Philip Craig ... Kinnear

Robert McCormick ... Trickett
Tim Weber ... Cooney
George E. Zeeman ... Cop
Geordie Johnson ... Andrew Bothwell
Brian Thorne ... Plaisted
Don MacQuarrie ... Temp Leader
James Edmond ... Chairman
Greg Swanson ... Oscar Hale
Gerald Iles ... Butler

Gordon Masten ... Toad (as J. Gordon Masten)
Bruce McFee ... Ship Steward
Doris Malcolm ... Aunt Gert
Ian D. Clark ... Aussie #1
Dan Hennessey ... American Reporter

Jeff Wincott ... Riley

Aidan Devine ... Junior Cop
Lee-Max Walton ... Urchin
Roger McKeen ... McCoy Man #1 (as Roger A. McKeen)

Kim Coates ... McCoy Man #2

Ted Dykstra ... Hanlan Man #1
Michel Perron ... Hanlan Man #2
Bob Bainborough ... Boston Betting Clerk
John Dunn-Hill ... Riley Tout
Germain Beauchamp ... Photographer
Phil Neilson ... 2nd Brahmin (as Philip Neilson)
Eric Fink ... Hawker for Dr. Morse
Patrick Sinclair ... Philly Referee
Elizabeth Rukavina ... Philly Barmaid
Ian Heath ... Boy on Steamer
Jain Dickson ... Suffragete
Claude Rae ... Boston Bettor
Peter Peer ... Prison Turnkey

Doug Lennox ... Kane's Pug
David De Sanctis ... Philly Thug #1 (as Dave De Sanctis)
Ken Rogers ... Philly Thug #2
Barry Blake ... Philly Thug #3
Anne Farquhar ... High Class Girl
Arthur Grosser ... Bookie (as Art Grosser)
Paul Craig ... English Judge
Teddy Donville ... Betting Runner
Gorman Miller ... Harlan Fan
Robert Buck ... English Thug
Diane Hollingsworth ... Alley Tart
Graham Maccready ... Aussie #2
Graham Haley ... Aussie #3
John Cain ... Aussie #4

Directed by
Charles Jarrott 
 
Writing credits
Douglas Bowie 

Produced by
Paulo De Oliveira .... associate producer
John Kemeny .... producer
Steven North .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Roger Webb 
 
Cinematography by
Pierre Mignot 
 
Film Editing by
Rit Wallis 
 
Casting by
Jane Feinberg 
Mike Fenton 
Valorie Massalas 
 
Production Design by
William Beeton 
 
Set Decoration by
Jean-Baptiste Tard 
 
Costume Design by
John Hay 
 
Makeup Department
Charles Carter .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Peter Bray .... unit manager
Stéphane Reichel .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Madeleine Henrié .... second assistant director
Judy 'Lucky' Kemeny .... third assistant director (as Judi Kemeny)
Jacques Laberge .... third assistant director
Jacques Méthé .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Michel Brochu .... lead carpenter
Serge Bureau .... property master
Michael Devine .... graphic designer
Catherine Didelot .... prop buyer
Charles Dunlop .... assistant art director
Michèle Forest .... assistant set decorator
Denis Hamel .... assistant property master
Paul Hotte .... assistant set dresser
Dominique Ricard .... assistant art director
Normand Sarazin .... set dresser
Barbara Shrier .... art department coordinator
Tapani Knuutila .... storyboard artist (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
David Appleby .... sound re-recording mixer
Martin Ashbee .... supervising sound editor
John Kelly .... sound editor
Peter Kelly .... boom operator
Richard Kelly .... assistant sound editor
Dan Latour .... location sound (as Daniel Latour)
Jane Tattersall .... assistant sound editor
Don White .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jean-Paul Auclair .... grip
Normand Bélair .... first assistant camera: second unit (as Normand Belair)
Andy Chmura .... camera operator
Jean-Louis Daoust .... grip
Éloi Deraspe .... grip
Roger Dufresne .... still photographer trainee
Gilles Fortier .... best boy
Jacques Fortier .... gaffer
Duane Gullison .... generator operator
Gail Harvey .... still photographer
Emmanuel Lepine .... key grip
Jean Lépine .... camera operator: second unit
Jean Lépine .... first assistant camera
Borek Sedivek .... electric swing
Takashi Seida .... still photographer
Jean Trudeau .... electrician
 
Casting Department
Deirdre Bowen .... casting: Toronto
Martha S. Laing .... casting associate (as Martha Laing)
Ross Leslie .... extras casting assistant
Arden R. Ryshpan .... casting: Montreal
Arden R. Ryshpan .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Renée April .... assistant costume designer
Blanche-Danielle Boileau .... wardrobe coordinator
Luc J. Béland .... wardrobe assistant
Catherina Chamberland .... wardrobe assistant
Francesca Chamberland .... wardrobe assistant
Mario Davignon .... wardrobe assistant
Christine Grenier .... assistant wardrobe dresser
Craig Grills .... wardrobe assistant
Susan Hall .... wardrobe assistant
Luc Le Flaguais .... wardrobe dresser
Debra Raffey .... wardrobe assistant
Arthur Rowsell .... wardrobe master intern
 
Editorial Department
Thomas Metzger .... color timer
Lorne Miess .... telecine colorist
Susan Schneir .... assistant picture editor
 
Music Department
Carl Zittrer .... music editor
 
Other crew
Ric Anderson .... wrangler
Victoria Barney .... assistant to production manager
Marie Beaulieu .... production coordinator
Bonnie Dart .... nurse
Anthony Dell'Orto .... catering chef
France Lachapelle .... continuity
Betsy Manheimer .... assistant to producer
Wilma Palm .... production accountant
David Pears .... production executive
Kathryn Potter .... bookkeeper
François Sylvestre .... location manager
Margot Webb .... assistant to director
 

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100 min
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Certification:
Iceland:12 | Netherlands:6 (DVD rating) (2006) | Singapore:NC-16 | UK:15 | USA:R

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Trivia:
The steamship that appears throughout in the film, the RMS Segwun, is the oldest operating steamship in North America. Originally known as the Nipissing, it was first commissioned in 1887. As of this writing (November 2006) The RMS Segwun is still running strong and is based year-round on Lake Muskoka in Gravenhurst Ontario, Canada.See more »
Soundtrack:
The Wedding MarchSee more »

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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Alas, not a very good movie, 3 July 2011
Author: txmoviegoer

I am actually IN this movie (I was an extra in the racing scenes - that's me in a tan dress with a parasol, listening to the band play, and again up on a lock gate, watching the racers - and my father and brother were extras in it too, my dad played a nineteenth-century bookie!), so I would really like to be able to give it an excellent review. I have to be honest, though - the script is pretty bad, Nicolas Cage had very little to work with here, Christopher Plummer is wasted, and even the racing scenes are cut badly so they're not very exciting. It was much more fun to film than it is to watch - I'd say only seek out this one if you're a big Nicolas Cage fan and are intent on seeing every film in which he's acted.

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