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Listen to Me (1989)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance | 5 May 1989 (USA)
A group of college debaters learn about the world, friendships, love, dreams and family in this warm, endearing drama.
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Monica Tomanski
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Charlie Nichols
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Donna Lumis
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Garson McKellar
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Dean Schwimmer
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Bruce Arlington
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Susan Hooper
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Bobby Chin
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Cameron Sweet (as Peter De Luise)
Jason Gould ...
Hinkelstein
Jon Shear ...
Braithwaite (as Jon Matthews)
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Tom Lloynd
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Stewart Shields
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A group of college debaters learn about the world, friendships, love, dreams and family in this warm, endearing drama.

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Drama | Romance

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5 May 1989 (USA)  »

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$4,299,023 (USA)
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Film debut of Jon Lindstrom. See more »

Quotes

Garson McKellar: Knowledge is better than ignorance
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Connections

Referenced in Growing Pains: Ben and Mike's Excellent Adventure (1989) See more »

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Tough Days Again
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Written by Jack Conrad and Richard Benet
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Awful
15 February 2000 | by (Hershey, PA) – See all my reviews

This is, perhaps, the worst film I've ever seen- all apologies to "Plan 9 from Outer Space," "C.H.U.D." and everything Van Damme. Kirk Cameron is, as always, brutal. His schoolboy grin and squeaky voice may have played in the insufferable world of TV sit-coms, but he should never- NEVER- again attempt to actually act. This movie is nothing more than the Breakfast Club meets the Pro-Life movement. It is preachy and condescending to its viewer and serves as nothing more than a platform for Douglas Day Stewart's right-wing pontification. His characters continually allude to Dostoevsky in a transparent attempt to gain some vestige of intellectual credibility. The film rings so hollow that, if it were a room, one could walk around in it for an eternity without encountering any substance whatsoever. As for the usually bearable Roy Scheider- I wonder what favor he owed and to whom that he wound up in this overblown, self-important waste of raw stock?


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