A new music teacher in a 1955 West Texas home for wayward boys brings new vision and hope for many of the interned boys.

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Jesse Tucker (as James Walters)
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Eugene Benedict
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A new music teacher in a 1955 West Texas home for wayward boys brings new vision and hope for many of the interned boys.

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Rock & Romance Explode In A Texas Town. See more »

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4 October 1991 (USA)  »

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El primer grito del rock  »

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$3,547,684 (USA)
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Gwyneth Paltrow's film debut. See more »

Quotes

Alan: What's your name?
Rebecca: Rebecca.
Alan: My name is Alan, and I love you.
[They kiss]
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Connections

Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Xanadu (2015) See more »

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I Was a Fool
Written by Elmore James and Joe Joses
Performed by Elmore James
Courtesy of Virgin Records
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I liked this film.
5 August 2006 | by See all my reviews

Are you crazy? Any film starring John Travolta is bound to be a good watch, he's such a good actor, the actor playing Jesse was cute as well. The storyline was pretty similar to a few films , bad boy falls in love and turns out to be a good boy really, respecting advice from the older guy, in this case, John Travolta. I loved the music scenes, in fact most films with a bit of music are fine with me. Heather Graham played a good part, and I thought the small guy playing the trombone was good. I think this must have been one of Gwyneth Paltrow's early films, I hardly recognized her. I was entertained, although I haven't figured out why the title was 'Shout' Maybe it wasn't a classic, but hey, it's only rock and roll and I like it.


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