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Going All the Way (1997)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  19 September 1997 (USA)
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After returning home from the Korean War, two young men search for love and fulfillment in middle America.

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Cast

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Buddy Porter
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Marty Pilcher
John Lordan ...
Elwood Burns
Robert Swan ...
Luke (as Bob Swan)
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Alma Burns
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Nina Casselman
Richard Gaeckle ...
Conductor / Ticket Taker
Teri Beitel ...
Beautiful Young Girl
Everett Greene ...
Waiter
Jerry Panatieri ...
Religious Man
Jeff Buelterman ...
Blow Mahoney
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Wilks
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After returning home from the Korean War, two young men search for love and fulfillment in middle America.

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In love and life there's only one way to go.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for strong sexuality | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

19 September 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Când mergi pâna la capat  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$20,000 (USA) (19 September 1997)

Gross:

$86,175 (USA) (10 October 1997)
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Trivia

Some 18 years earlier, Jill Clayburgh had co-starred in another movie, which like this one, was also based on a novel by Dan Wakefield, Starting Over (1979). See more »

Goofs

One of the games that Buddy throws out is CAREERS, which was first published in 1955; the film is set in 1954. See more »

Quotes

Sonny Burns: I don't believe in God. I don't even like the guy.
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Connections

References The Ed Sullivan Show (1948) See more »

Soundtracks

A White Sport Coat And A Pink Carnation
Written and Performed by Marty Robbins
Courtesy of Columbia Records
by arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Excellent movie
25 February 1999 | by See all my reviews

This is a great movie. Brilliantly acted, especially by Jeremy Davies, but also ably supported by Ben Affleck, it is sometimes very painful to watch and one of the very rare examples of a movie about post-adolescent angst that really works. Very moving, and the director as well as Davies ( the weedy guy in Saving Private Ryan) deserve to be very big.


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