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Crossing the Bridge (1992)

The adventures of three teenage friends in 1970s Detroit.

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Kate Golden
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Manny Goldfarb
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Mitchell
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Lou Morgan
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John Anderson
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Baldy
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Ricky Toller
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Storyline

An off-screen narrator, Mort Golden, takes us back to winter around 1975, the year he was 21. He and his two buddies, Tim and Danny, have a fateful trip over the bridge from Detroit into Canada. The three of them are going nowhere in life, although Mort has thoughts of being a writer, while his mom wants him to go to college. He and his pals contemplate making a quick fortune transporting drugs over the border in their beat-up Buick, "the war wagon." Mort's also hopelessly in love with a girl he dated briefly a couple years before. With border inspectors, Tim's temper, and Danny's bottled up emotions, is there any way this can end well? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for language and drug use | See all certifications »
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11 September 1992 (USA)  »

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...und sie spielten mit dem Leben  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$243,695, 13 September 1992, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$479,676
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Goofs

The Renaissance Centre (built in 1977) is visible, years before it was built. See more »

Quotes

Mort: Rinny, your sister Fern. Does she brush her teeth? Because once she smiled at me and I swear I couldn't use my dick for like a year.
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Referenced in Creating 'The Upside of Anger' (2005) See more »

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Wild Thing
Written by Chip Taylor
Performed by Jimi Hendrix
Published by EMI Blackwood Music
Courtesy of Are You Experienced? Ltd.
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Good Movie
13 September 1998 | by See all my reviews

This was a very good movie about friendship and loyalty, and what can happen when you decide to put everything on the line. It teaches a very good lesson about life, and climaxes at a moment of truth where the characters will make a decision that will determine the future of their lives. I suggest this movie to anyone who can enjoy a movie that might not have necessarily been the biggset blockbuster of all time, but was real and genuine, and about real people in the real world.


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