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Across the Tracks (1990)

When Billy returns from reform school he has to attend a different high school at the other side of town. He tries to start with a clean slate but his old rival doesn't make it easy on him ... See full summary »

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Billy Maloney (as Rick Schroder)
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Rosemary Maloney
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Louie
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Coach Walsh
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Coach Ryder
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Linda
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Mrs. Fischer (as Be Be Drake-Massey)
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Big Ed
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Bobby (Teammate #1) (as Jaime P. Gomez)
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Ronnie (Teammate #2) (as Larron D. Tate)
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Paulie (Brad's Friend #1)
Andrew Zeller ...
Tiny (Brad's Friend #2)
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When Billy returns from reform school he has to attend a different high school at the other side of town. He tries to start with a clean slate but his old rival doesn't make it easy on him and his buddy Louie tries to make him go astray again. His brother Joe, quite the opposite of Billy, is a good runner and determined to win a track scholarship. He suggests Billy to join his school's track team, which pits the two brothers against each other... Written by Willy Vanhaelen <willy.vanhaelen@advalvas.be>

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Two brothers. One running for his dreams. The other running for his life. See more »

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15 February 1991 (USA)  »

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Recorded in Ultra-Stereo. See more »

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Runners generally do not race in track spikes on asphalt tracks. See more »

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Higher
Written by C. Cavaso, T. Cavaso, Adam Murray & Anthony Gallo
Performed by Cold Shot
Produced by Mark T. Eisenstein, Russell Nathan Castillo & Gary Ferguson
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Cliche ridden brother flick.
6 September 1999 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

All the characters are cheap and hackneyed, from the concerned and confused, loving mother to the bad boy friend of the kid fresh from jail. Peer pressure, cod-psychology, simplistic relationships, poor characterisation, it's all here. It's not too offensive - what would one expect from a 1991 Ricky Schroeder/Brad Pitt film based around the adventures of two boys involved in running? A few "important" races, some shouting and a predictable yet ridiculously hole-ridden plot. Great stuff.


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