Sports physician Marcus persuades his unstable brother David to come with him and train for a bicycle race across the Rocky Mountains. Marcus doesn't tell David that he has a brain aneurysm...
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Sports physician Marcus persuades his unstable brother David to come with him and train for a bicycle race across the Rocky Mountains. Marcus doesn't tell David that he has a brain aneurysm which could render him paralyzed or dead at any given moment. While David powerfully heads for the victory, Marcus has to realize that the contest is now beyond his capabilities. / Features great views of the Rockies and an insight in the tactics of bicycle races.Written by
Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>
In the "shake and brake" "wheelsucker" horse race scene, the cowboys were told to hold the horses back, as the director wanted the cyclists to beat them. See more »
The racy photo from David's girl was face-up on his bed when the audience first sees it. When the actor stands up from the bed with the print stuck to his backside, the picture faces the audience, indicating that the picture was flipped, then attached to the actor. See more »
[Muzzin tells Sarah that he hopes Marcus is okay, then notices Jerome looking at him funny]
You sounded half-human.
I am half-human.
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One of a few 80s movies that really touched me. The storyline is talented, deep, rich and really has me thinking about the most important things in life. Its one of my favorite DVD collection to date. American flyers is top-notch!
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