6.0/10
51
3 user

The Parade (1984)

Set in a small town in Kansas during the days before the town's annual Fourth of July parade, this rural drama follows Rachel Kirby whose life is thrown into turmoil when her estranged, ... See full summary »

Director:

Peter H. Hunt

Writers:

N. Richard Nash (teleplay), Emily Tracy (teleplay) | 1 more credit »
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Off the Wall (1983)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Two young hitchhikers are picked up a speed-crazed young woman, who tears around the countryside. She leaves them to take the blame for her activities, and they find themselves sentenced to... See full summary »

Director: Rick Friedberg
Stars: Paul Sorvino, Patrick Cassidy, Rosanna Arquette
A Long Way Home (TV Movie 1981)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Many years after being abandoned by his parents, Donald sets out in search of his siblings. His biggest challenge is cutting through layers of bureaucratic red tape. He happens upon a ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Markowitz
Stars: Timothy Hutton, Brenda Vaccaro, Rosanna Arquette
The Aviator (1985)
Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A 1920s mail pilot and a rich man's daughter crash-land on a mountain full of hungry wolves.

Director: George Miller
Stars: Christopher Reeve, Rosanna Arquette, Jack Warden
The Wrong Man (1993)
Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

US merchant sailor Alex Walker (Kevin Anderson) is stranded in Mexico, penniless and wanted by the police. He meets and joins up with an unlikely couple - aging but likable shit Phillip ... See full summary »

Director: Jim McBride
Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Kevin Anderson, John Lithgow
Mind Games (1989)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Rita and Dana Lund's marriage is in a crisis, Rita's frustrated from being just a housewife. To save their marriage, they set out for a camping trip through California with their son. At a ... See full summary »

Director: Bob Yari
Stars: Maxwell Caulfield, Edward Albert, Shawn Weatherly
Nobody's Fool (1986)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Cassie has a miserable job in a bar, is lonely and depressed. Her boyfriend left her when she told him that she's pregnant. After several failed suicide attempts, she'd given away her baby ... See full summary »

Director: Evelyn Purcell
Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Eric Roberts, Mare Winningham
The Wall (TV Movie 1982)
Action | War | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A dramatic re-enactment of the Warsaw Ghetto Jewish uprising in April 1943 were 650 armed members of the Jewish Fighting Organization of Poland held off a 3,000 strong Nazi force in which ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Markowitz
Stars: Tom Conti, Lisa Eichhorn, Gerald Hiken
In the Deep Woods (TV Movie 1992)
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Joanna mourns for her friend. She's victim of a serial killer, who's specialized on successful young women. He dumps their bodies in the deep woods without leaving any trace - the police ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Correll
Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Anthony Perkins, Will Patton
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Learned ... Rachel Kirby
Frederic Forrest ... Matt Kirby
Rosanna Arquette ... Tilda Kirby
Maxwell Caulfield ... Jeff
James Olson ... Andy Janacek
Geraldine Page ... Sarah
Tom Wees Tom Wees ... Crow
Angela Wallace Angela Wallace ... Aggie
Karla Burns Karla Burns ... Hottie
Adam Mueller Adam Mueller ... Mitchie
Steve Frazier Steve Frazier ... Officer Chibbs
Troy Mays Troy Mays ... Manager
Andy Musick Andy Musick ... Clint
James Erickson James Erickson ... Burt
Ruth McCormick Ruth McCormick ... Mrs. Wallace
Edit

Storyline

Set in a small town in Kansas during the days before the town's annual Fourth of July parade, this rural drama follows Rachel Kirby whose life is thrown into turmoil when her estranged, drifter husband Matt returns after spending seven years in prison to ask her to let him be a part of her life again which also affects Rachel's teenage daughter Tilda and Rachel's mother Sarah. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 February 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hit Parade See more »

Filming Locations:

Kansas, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Hill/Mandelker Films See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
I was in this film
21 June 2006 | by jasmine2501See all my reviews

I was an extra in this film when I was 13 years old. I lived in Halstead, Kansas at the time, and it was probably the weirdest extravaganza to ever occur in that town. I'm in the background of a scene with Rosanna Arquette, and I'm also in the 'Parade' scene in the band. It was a fun experience and I made more money than I'd ever seen before for two days of hangin around. I got to meet the members of 'Toto' as well, since the famous 'Rosanna' was there.

It's not a bad movie but it's not that good either. I can understand the characters, but it's not a good portrayal of small town life. My dad, a small town minister and former UCLA film student, was asked to critique the script, but they didn't take any of his ideas into consideration. At the time, it was rumoured that the film was some kind of tribute to 'Picnic' (1955, Bill Holden/Kim Novak, also filmed partly in Halstead), but if anything, it's an insult to make that comparison. It's just a standard TV movie from the 80s :)

Jasmine


1 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 3 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed