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Crossing the Bridge (1992)

The adventures of three teenage friends in 1970s Detroit.

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Cast

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Tim Reese
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Danny Morgan
Cheryl Pollak ...
Carol Brockton
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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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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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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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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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1.85 : 1
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Goofs

The movie is set in the early- to mid-1970s. When the guys went to visit Windsor, Ontario, they stop at a Petro Canada Service station. Petro Canada did not exist until the late-'70s. See more »

Quotes

Monica: This man survived the concentration camps. And then he met YOU.
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Connections

Referenced in The Ben Stiller Show: With Rob Morrow (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

The Shadow of Your Smile
Written by Johnny Mandel, Paul Francis Webster (as Paul F. Webster)
Performed by Tony Bennett
Published by EMI Miller Catalogue, Inc.
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Great Flick
23 October 1998 | by (usa) – See all my reviews

This is one great movie that most people will pass up in the video store, because they've never heard of it. It reminded me of my own trials and tribulations growing up. I recommend this film to everyone sixteen years of age and older.


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