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On the Borderline (2001)

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A young couple embark on a cross-country journey, only to run into trouble at the Texas/Mexico border.

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Luke
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Nicky
Aidan Campbell ...
Tyler
Dale Watson ...
Jimmy Neil
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Border control officer
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Dean
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Web
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Connie
Tony Frank ...
Kane
Richard Nance ...
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Doyle Carter ...
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Martha Long ...
Farmer's wife
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Hilario
Frankie Sanchez ...
Sanchez
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Luke and Nikky, a young couple with a baby, leave Detroit headed for a job and their dreams in California. In a Texas town near the Mexican border, Dean, a low-life gas-station owner, steals their cash when they're not looking. They're stuck, with just a few days before the job starts. She gets work as a waitress, and the only way Luke can get some quick cash is to hook up with Dean, who brings Mexican workers across the border at night under the nose of the border patrol. Will Luke get the cash so they can get to Pomona, or will his crossing into lawlessness get him in trouble? Dean also has his eye on Nikky: is she safe? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Rated R for violence and language
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Black Blue Jeans
Written by Bruce Donnola
Performed by Jono Manson
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not too shabby
29 December 2001 | by (Calofornia) – See all my reviews

i was surprised... not as bad as i thought it was going to be... marley shelton is THE most under rated young actress in film today... but maybe i'm prejudice...my girlfriend went to school with her... not a bad rent...


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