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Ripe (1996)

R  |   |  Drama  |  2 May 1997 (USA)
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When their abusive parents are killed in a car crash, twin sisters Rosie and Violet vow to run away to Kentucky in search of a better life. While on the road, the girls meet up with Pete, a... See full summary »

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Violet
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Rosie
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Pete
Ron Brice ...
Ken
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Janet Wyman
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Jimmy
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Colonel Wyman
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Dave
Curtis McClarin ...
H (as Curtis McLarin)
Donia Silver-Smith ...
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Janna Silver-Smith ...
Young Rosie
Nurit Koppel ...
Fran
Bruce McCarty ...
Daniel
Candice Love ...
Maxine
Hollie Harper ...
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When their abusive parents are killed in a car crash, twin sisters Rosie and Violet vow to run away to Kentucky in search of a better life. While on the road, the girls meet up with Pete, a drifter working as a grounds keeper on a derelict army base, who takes them in. While Violet falls for him, Rosie becomes increasingly angry and hostile, and the sisters' childhood bond is eventually destroyed forever. Written by Babydoll xxx

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Rated R for sexuality involving youg teens, language, and some violence

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Near the beginning of the film, when the girls are walking along the back roads and Pete drives past them, the road is completely deserted in both directions apart from his car. When the camera switches to Pete, he clearly passes multiple cars coming from the other direction See more »

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Young Violet: [poking a stick at a pair of bugs] Die! Die! Die! Die!
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Just good enough to be awful.
6 October 2001 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

"Ripe" is one of those awful indies which manages to get into circulation and give indies a bad name. Telling a stupidly incongruous tale of pubescent twin sisters who crawl from a firey car crash which kills their parents and then hit the road while happily shoplifting, making goo-goo eyes at some guy, and ending up on an Army post so dilapidated no Army would want it (yeah, right!). An apparent attempt at a coming of age flick, "Ripe" is an almost complete loser which wanders aimlessly as the players drift in and out of character finally ending clumsily with nary a shred of credibility to be found anywhere. Not recommended for anyone.


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