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Over the Edge (1979)

PG | | Crime, Drama | 7 July 1979 (Japan)
A group of bored teenagers rebel against authority in the community of New Granada after the death of one of their own.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Carl (as Michael Kramer)
Pamela Ludwig ... Cory
... Richie
... Mark
Tom Fergus ... Claude
... Doberman
... Fred Willat
... Sandra Willat
Richard Jamison ... Cole
Julia Pomeroy ... Julia
... Johnny
Eric Lalich ... Tip
Kim Kliner ... Abby
Frank Mugavero ... Party Host
Kristina Hanson ... Lisa
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A group of bored teenagers rebel against authority in the community of New Granada after the death of one of their own.

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They're at the rebel point ... And there's no turning back. See more »

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Crime | Drama

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7 July 1979 (Japan)  »

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On the Edge  »

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This film was shot in 36 days. See more »

Goofs

(at around 4 mins) When Cory leaves the unfinished house early in the morning after spending the night with Carl, the sun is actually setting rather than rising. Aurora is east of the mountains, so to see the sun dropping behind the mountains, it is sunset, not sunrise. See more »

Quotes

Cole: [Carl comes in bruised up] Freddy, Freddy, let Sandra handle it, that's what mothers are for!
Fred Willat: But my son's all bloodied up, he's all beat the hell up!
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Connections

References Dirty Harry (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Ooh Child
Written by Stan Vincent
Performed by Valerie Carter
Courtesy of Columbia Records and ARC Records
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As a suburban kid in 1979 I know this film nailed that experience
30 March 2000 | by See all my reviews

Despite the melodramatic ending this film is very realistic and thoughtful. This is Matt Dillon's first movie and he is very natural and believable. Because the film was shot on location it had a fantastic look and feel. If you want to know what it felt like being a young teenager in 1979 or even now, then rent this film.


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