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Blue Ridge Fall (1999)

R | | Crime, Drama | 7 October 1999 (USA)
In Jefferson Creek, North Carolina, the colors of autumn signal Friday night lights, and high-school quarterback Danny Shepherd is the main event. He and his friends, Shane and Taz, live ... See full summary »

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Danny Shepherd
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Shane
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Aaron Perkins
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Emerson Cotswold
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Carrie Cotswold
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Taz
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Gil
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Jack Crow
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Ellie Perkins
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Walter Perkins
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Coach Parsons
Stephen Rippey ...
Officer Ed
Dennis W. Zerull ...
Officer Joel (as Dennis Zerull)
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Deputy Russell
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Jim
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In Jefferson Creek, North Carolina, the colors of autumn signal Friday night lights, and high-school quarterback Danny Shepherd is the main event. He and his friends, Shane and Taz, live for the present, where good-natured fun often turns into trouble. A simple-minded sketch artist named Aaron looks up to Danny and the others as his only friends. After his mother is hospitalized by her abusive husband, Aaron commits a desperate act he cannot fully grasp: the murder of his own father. The boys vow to protect Aaron by covering up the evidence, but one bad choice gives dark rise to another. As suspicion mounts and Danny struggles to hold on to a promising future, the four friends face the hardest test of their young lives--one that asks for the meaning of true loyalty. Written by JR

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Even Good Boys Make Bad Mistakes.

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Crime | Drama

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Rated R for language, some violence and a scene of sexuality | See all certifications »

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great plot line
4 October 2005 | by See all my reviews

This movie has a great plot line and it is well written. James Rowe did a great job on creating a simple plot and such complex characters to develop one of my top favorite movies. Tom Arnolds is a great actor and this is one of his best roles ever. This movie can convey that feeling of someone who is over powered that then turns and becomes powerful. However, we see that the main character now has to face his punishment for his deed. The best part is the idea of true friendship and how these boys band together for one another. I was surprised at the length at which these boys were willing to go for one person. It is a must watch if you have friends.


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