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Wisdom (1987)

R | | Crime, Drama | 2 January 1987 (USA)
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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Lloyd Wisdom
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Samantha Wisdom
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Richard Minchenberg ...
Agent Cooper
Ernie Brown ...
Bill, Motel Manager (as Ernie Brown)
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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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Storyline

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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They're on the wrong side of the law for all the right reasons. See more »

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Crime | Drama

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2 January 1987 (USA)  »

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Bölcsesség  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,994,197, 4 January 1987, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$5,715,174
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This film made Emilio Estevez the youngest person to ever write, direct, and star in a major motion picture See more »

Quotes

John: Hey, um, I got a question for you. Do you have a good sense of humor?
Guard at Bank #1: I think I do.
John: Well that's good, because I got a real funny joke for you!
[Pulls out his gun]
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Connections

References The Beverly Hillbillies (1962) 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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not on DVD????
19 June 2006 | by See all my reviews

why is this movie not on DVD?

and why when i ask if they've seen it do people look at me like i've got three heads?

and why have most of the IMDb comments ripped into it? its great!!OK its no empire strikes back or shawshank redemption but it does the job.good story,good soundtrack,demi moore,what else do you want? i have no doubt that some pretentious English lit grad budding movie reviewer is gonna shoot me down but it ticks all my boxes,if you've not seen it check it out, good old 80's semi post brat pack action pack fun!! that is of course my opinion, you are entitled to yours also.


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