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Out on the Edge (1989)

Not Rated | | Drama | TV Movie 14 May 1989
Seventeen year old Danny's parents are separated. He lives with his mother with whom he can't get along to well. He adores his father but feeling abandoned he tries to get his attention and... See full summary »

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Danny Evetts (as Rick Schroder)
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Sondra Evetts
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Paul Evetts
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Lynn Myerson (as Natalia Nogulich)
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Wayne
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Dr. Cutler
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Lonnie
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Chris Evetts
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Kerri
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Quinn
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Luke
Jason Horst ...
Jim
Patricia Allison ...
Miss Fox
Chance Michael Corbitt ...
Swift
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Dr. Hemmerlick
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Seventeen year old Danny's parents are separated. He lives with his mother with whom he can't get along to well. He adores his father but feeling abandoned he tries to get his attention and love in every possible way; by being aggressive, hostile, nice or apathetic. When his father announces he's going to marry Susan, Danny becomes desperate . Written by Willy Vanhaelen <willy.vanhaelen@advalvas.be>

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Nowhere to go. Nothing to lose.

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14 May 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A szakadék szélén  »

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Terrible
3 September 2003 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

I think that the critic that reviewed this film for People Magazine put it the best, he said that it is a fourth rate "One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest". I wouldn't even give it that much! This is one of the worst tv films that I ever saw. It is so bad that I was looking at the director's credits to see if Ed Wood directed it! Ricky Schroder (oh I am so sorry its RICK now!) is one of the few child actors who ever made a real and sucessful transition to adult roles (he starred on NYPD Blue for example). He is very talented and I just thought he deserved so much better than this. What was so bad was the script, it was like it was written by somone who thought he knew how young people talked but who was an old fart who didn't know anything. I mean some of the lines that Schroder is forced to deliver are absolutely painful. This film is meant to be a searing indictment of our juvenile justice system, a Dickensonian mental health care system that abuses its patients, or just parents who don't give a damn about their children. There are so many important social issues that need to be addressed and this film fails MISERABLY on all counts!!!It is laughable and a joke. Take my advice folks, if you want to see a really good family film that will make you feel good and that features RICK Schroder in it, rent The Last Flight Of Noah's Ark. My sister got the DVD for me at Christmas and it is a good film that you can watch with your kids. That is so rare nowadays.


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