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(1987)

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This film made Emilio Estevez the youngest person to ever write, direct, and star in a major motion picture
In an interview around 2000, Emilio Estevez was very dismissive of this film, referring to it as a "total vanity project."
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Dedicated to the memory of Henry Proach, who has a small role, and who was a good friend of Emilio Estevez.
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Dennis Hopper was considered by Emilio Estevez to play John Wisdom's father.
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John Wisdom (Emilio Estevez) can be seen on a bus adorned with the graffiti "Plate O' Shrimp", a reference to Repo Man (1984), which also starred Estevez.
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Veronica Cartwright portrays Emilio Estevez' mother. She is only 13 years older than Estevez in reality.
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The studio was concerned about Emilio Estevez's experience as a director. Thus, veteran filmmaker Robert Wise was hired to advise Estevez throughout the shoot; the former gained an Executive Producer credit for his services.
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