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Fresh Horses (1988)

PG-13  |   |  Drama  |  18 November 1988 (USA)
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A Cincinnati college student breaks off his engagement to his wealthy fiancée after he falls in love with a backwoods Kentucky girl he meets at a party. She claims to be 20 years old, but ... See full summary »

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Matt Larkin
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Jean
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Kyle Larkin
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Larry Ketron ...
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A Cincinnati college student breaks off his engagement to his wealthy fiancée after he falls in love with a backwoods Kentucky girl he meets at a party. She claims to be 20 years old, but he learns that she's actually just 16 and already married. Written by Chris Cuomo

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Love doesn't have to last a lifetime. See more »

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18 November 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Zärtliche Liebe  »

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$14,000,000 (estimated)

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$6,640,346 (USA)
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Larry Ketron's screenplay is an adaptation of his own play. See more »

Quotes

Tipton: Look, when the horse underneath us drops, we take a fresh one.
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Blue Jean Blues
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Imagery of Ringwald's best film draw's you in.
16 August 2003 | by (Conn) – See all my reviews

I think of all Molly's movies, "Fresh Horses" has to be the best. I never forgot this movie or Ringwald's "Jewel", not only does she look absolutely stunning in this, but her acting is perfection.

This movie is extremely underrated. One reviewer stated this movie is haunting. It is. There is no good reason WHY it is but hundreds of movies with this type of plot have been made and this one really stands out, it has a dreamlike feel to it. The characters simply jump out at you, the movie gets 10 of 10 for scenery and atmosphere, there's a compelling ethereal quality about this movie and Ringwald's Jewel and even though this was not her most popular movie it was her best hands down.


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