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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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Joe Maloney
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Rosemary Maloney
David Anthony Marshall ...
Louie
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Coach Walsh
John Linton ...
Brad
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Coach Ryder
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Frank
Annie Dylan ...
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)
Larron Tate ...
Ronnie (Teammate #2) (as Larron D. Tate)
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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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Nowhere to Run  »

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Lunch Money
Written by Dale Narins and Joel Goldsmith, and Tiffanie Poston
Performed by Tiffanie Poston
Produced by Joel Goldsmith
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Two brothers race for the finish line.
26 July 2002 | by (Muskogee OK) – See all my reviews

Not much to rave about unless you happen to be a Brad Pitt fan or a follower of Rick Schroder. The two play high school brothers that find some success on the track field. Pitt is trying to walk the straight and narrow; while Schroder is a reform school refugee. Otherwise this movie does good to hold interest against an after school TV movie. Carrie Snodgress plays the passive mother still grieving her husbands death. Thomas Mikal Ford is the "meaning well" track coach. Unrealistic casting hurts.


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