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Hawks (1988)

Two terminally ill patients in a hospital yearn for relief from their predicament. With little or no friends, they form an uneasy alliance and plot an escape for one last wild time.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Bancroft
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Deckermensky
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Hazel
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Maureen
Jill Bennett ...
Vivian Bancroft
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Walter Bancroft
Pat Starr ...
Millie Deckermensky
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Byron Deckermensky
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Regina
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SAAB Salesman
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Carol
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Mr. Granger
Robyn Moore ...
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Nurse Jarvis
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Ward Sister
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Two terminally ill patients in a hospital yearn for relief from their predicament. With little or no friends, they form an uneasy alliance and plot an escape for one last wild time. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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They soared above the ordinary. See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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10 November 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Falcões  »

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The nick-name of Deckermensky (Anthony Edwards) was "Decker". See more »

Quotes

Walter Bancroft: [Bancroft's parents come to visit him in hospital] How are you son?
[goes to shake Bancroft's hand]
Vivian Bancroft: Oh put it away. He has no wish to be impressed with your wrestling grip.
Walter Bancroft: [slightly thrown off his stride] You're looking good...He is you know.
Bancroft: [quiet but angrily to his father] She just insulted you...don't you care?
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Referenced in Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

MOONLIGHT MADNESS
(INSTRUMENTAL)
Written by Barry Gibb and Alan Kendall
Produced by Barry Gibb and Karl Richardson
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The best film that Timothy Dalton played in.
4 August 1999 | by See all my reviews

It's hard to say much. The film is drama and a comedy in one. It's very moving but it's also very funny. I believe that it's not that easy to make that kind of film. It proves that Robert Ellis Miller is one of the best directors ever. Both of the main actors - Timothy Dalton and Anthony Edwards should get Oscars for the roles. PEOPLE YOU MUST SEE "HAWKS" !!!


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