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Wisdom (1986)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  31 December 1986 (USA)
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Unable to find work after a past felony, graduate John Wisdom and his girlfriend embark on a cross-country bank-robbing spree in order to aid American farmers.

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Karen Simmons
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John Wisdom
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Lloyd Wisdom
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Samantha Wisdom
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Agent Williamson
Richard Minchenberg ...
Agent Cooper
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Bill, Motel Manager (as Ernie Brown)
Bill Henderson ...
Theo
Gene Ross ...
Sheriff
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Jake Perry
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City Burger Manager
Hal Fishman ...
Network Anchorman
Chuck Henry ...
Local Anchorman
Nicholas Shields ...
Gun Salesman (as Nick Shields)
Barbara Stamm ...
Loan Officer at Bank #1
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Unable to find work after a past felony, graduate John Wisdom and his girlfriend (Moore) embark on a cross-country bank-robbing spree in order to aid American farmers (Just call him Robin Hood). Written by John N. Daily

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A troubled kid running from his past...and running on empty. See more »

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Crime | Drama

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31 December 1986 (USA)  »

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$5,715,174 (USA)
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Trivia

Dedicated to the memory of Henry Proach, who has a small role, and who was a good friend of Emilio Estevez. See more »

Quotes

John: This is just insane.
Gun Salesman: Insanity at it's finest.
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Connections

Features Down and Out in America (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Moonbright Misty Night
Written by Ron Gertz
Performed by Scott Wojahn
Produced by Ron Gertz and Dan Slider
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Wisdom - wouldn't you do the same?
12 August 2007 | by (Ukraine) – See all my reviews

I can still remember this film though I have seen it when I was somewhere like 14 years old. I feel like this is the story to listen to but not by the simple people all over the world but by those who are on the top of the power ladder. The rich get richer and poor become even more poor and there must be something changed about this - there must be someone. So the main character decides to be that someone, only not in the legal way. When in the end he comes to some conclusions.... I disagree that this movie is bad or that Emilio acted not well. This movie had a profound impression on me and I still think of it as of a good social drama.


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