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Crossing the Bridge (1992)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  11 September 1992 (USA)
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The adventures of three teenage friends in 1970s Detroit.

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Tim Reese
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Danny Morgan
Cheryl Pollak ...
Carol Brockton
Rita Taggart ...
Kate Golden
Hy Anzell ...
Manny Goldfarb
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Mitchell
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Lou Morgan
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Rinny
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John Anderson
Bob Nickman ...
Baldy
James Krag ...
Smiling Jack
Rana Haugen ...
Monica
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Todd Tidgewell ...
Ricky Toller
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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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They were the best of friends, on a high stakes journey that would change their lives forever . . . See more »

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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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$479,676 (USA)
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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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I'd Love to Change the World
Written by Alvin Lee
Performed by Ten Years After
Published by Chrysalis Music
Courtesy of EMI Records Group, Chrysalis Records
By Arrangement with CEMA Special Markets
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youthful friendship means so much...
3 September 1999 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

I remember watching this movie in English class, during my senior year of high school with great fondness. I sat next to my best friend and we loved every moment of this movie. As I sit here and think about it now, I realize that our appreciation for this film had probably very little to do with the fundamentals of good movie-making (ex: acting, direction, musical score), but can instead be attributed to the fact that it displays friendship in one of its purest forms. The film is an illustrated test of loyalty, and what being friends as an adolescent is all about. It made me appreciate my best friend that much more, and in the end, I left class feeling a little bit better about being a kid.


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