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On the Edge (1986)

PG-13 | | Drama, Sport | 2 May 1986 (USA)
In one final attempt to achieve victory, an aging professional runner is training vigorously for a very tough marathon race.

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In one final attempt to achieve victory, an aging professional runner is training vigorously for a very tough marathon race.

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race | running | independent film | See All (3) »

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Feel the pain, live the dream, share the glory

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Drama | Sport

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2 May 1986 (USA)  »

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El último maratón  »

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$64,141 (USA) (4 May 1986)

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$440,438 (USA)
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Final film of John Marley. See more »

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Brilliance...
5 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a movie by runners, for runners. The director, one of the producers, and many of the actors in the movie are real runners, including many real winners of the Dipsea race that the film is based on. There's something about distance running that those of us that do it understand, and those that don't do it don't understand. This movie does a great job of showing the spiritual side of running, and the magic of pursuing goals. If you run, and know what I'm talking about, WATCH THIS FILM...It's an amazing, artistic, brilliant depiction of what it really means to be a runner.

Jordan Stone


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