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R | | Comedy, Drama | 7 March 1997 (USA)
Hines plays a former dental student, Bern Lemley, who had to quit school just before finals because of a car accident that left him in a wheelchair. D'Onofrio plays a former pro football ... See full summary »

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Hines plays a former dental student, Bern Lemley, who had to quit school just before finals because of a car accident that left him in a wheelchair. D'Onofrio plays a former pro football player, Ole Olezniak, who was blinded in a freak accident on the field. Before their accidents, Bern had been a tutor for Ole, and, after quitting his post-accident job as a denture technician, he approaches Ole about teaming up to enter a white-water rafting race on Oregon's Rogue River. Written by Katherine Smith

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Reach for your dreams!

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for some sex-related language | See all certifications »
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$39,962, 9 March 1997, Limited Release

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$39,962, 9 March 1997
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Tony 'Ole' Olezniak: Do you remember the Donner Party? I'm not going to starve to death in the freakin' woods!"
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That's Amore
Written by Harry Warren (as H. Warren) and Jack Brooks (as J Brooks)
Performed by Dean Martin
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Pop some popcorn and pop this in the DVD player!
23 January 2007 | by See all my reviews

This is a fabulous "feel good" movie. I've probably watched this a dozen times and it's still a favorite to pop in the DVD when company comes calling. This movie never got the publicity it deserved so it's pretty much a surprise when I play it for guests. Then, everyone wants a copy. I probably would never have heard of it myself if my mom hadn't been an extra in it and (unlike one of the previous comments) she loved every minute of the experience - as well as the finished product. Part of it was filmed in Winchester Bay, Oregon where my mom had a gift shop. I love hearing all the "inside" stories she tells such as when she was on the outside patio in direct line of sight of the scene being filmed in the bar. She was under a light which highlighted her flaming red hair and it stood out too much in the scene. The director yelled "cut", then "kill the red hair"! At first, she thought he said "kill the red-head"!


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